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Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of surface prion contamination by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Sep 2013 11:49am Article in Press   Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of surface prion contamination   G. McDonnell Affiliations STERIS Corporation, Mentor, Ohio, USA Corresponding Author InformationCorresponding author. Address: STERIS Corporation, 5960 Heisley Road, Mentor, OH 44060, USA. Tel.: +1 440 392 7118. email address, ... Read on »
Madonna On Tour Uses “DNA Sterilization Team” to Clean and Disinfect Her Dressing Rooms–Beware of the DNA Snat by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Jun 2012 8:19pm I wrote the post back in December of 2010 with the title to beware of the DNA Snatchers of the future and now it looks like the future is here, or at least Madonna is not taking any chances.  Private investigators soon may take on a whole new identify.  As we have all read your DNA can easily be picked up off a glass where you drank some water, ... Read on »
Overuse of Disinfectants Could Be Harmful by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 13 Nov 2009 10:00pm With 40 peer-reviewed reports and scientific studies that illustrate the health impacts of chemicals found in household disinfectants I felt that this was important to share: Press release: For Immediate Release: Nov. 10, 2009   Contact: Ali Solomon, Women’s Voices for the Earth ali@womena ... Read on »
V.A. Hospital Patients Test Positive for Hepatitis – 18 So Far – Colonoscopy Tests with equipment not properly disinfected by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 03 May 2009 10:48pm The problems arose when proper disinfectant procedures were not followed, thus exposing patients to Hepatitis and HIV.  In a related post, Cuba has a vaccine for Hepatitis B, see the related reading below.  Are we missing out on this in the US?  It may be too late for the patients who had a colonoscopy procedure during the 5 year span.  Around 1 ... Read on »
Water Disinfection by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:33am Water disinfection Knowledge of how to make water safe for human consumption or use is vital. There are basically three methods: heat, chemicals and filtration. Heat: Bacteria, viruses and most protozoan cysts (Giardia and E. Hystolytica) can easily be destroyed by heat. Time and temperature are inversely related. That means that the ... Read on »
Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff - Processing/Reprocessing Medical Devices in Health Care Settings: Validation Methods by FDA Posted Fri 29 Apr 2011 12:00am DRAFT GUIDANCE This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only. Document issued on: May 2, 2011 Comments and suggestions regarding this draft document should be submitted within 90 days of publication in the Federal Register of the notice announcing the availability of the draft guidance. ... Read on »
Minimise transmission risk of CJD and vCJD in healthcare settings by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 26 Sep 2013 10:36am Guidance Minimise transmission risk of CJD and vCJD in healthcare settings Organisation: Department of Health Page history: Updated 13 May 2013, see all updates Updated version of Annex J on Presurgical Assessment 13 May 2013 12:10 First published. 27 November 2012 00:00 ... Read on »
Hospitals Need To Replace The Steris System Endoscope Sterilizer in 6 Months – FDA Mandate by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 11 Dec 2009 9:22pm Just a few days ago I made the comment relative to budgets and said ask a hospital CEO what it is like to budget for things are exist tomorrow that are not here today, well this is pretty close, as an unexpected expense.  The safety and effectiveness of the sterilizer can’t be verified, so out they go and hospitals buy new ones.  Cost o ... Read on »
Hospitals Need To Replace The Steris System Endoscope Sterilizer in 6 Months – FDA Mandate by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 11 Dec 2009 9:23pm Just a few days ago I made the comment relative to budgets and said ask a hospital CEO what it is like to budget for things are exist tomorrow that are not here today, well this is pretty close, as an unexpected expense.  The safety and effectiveness of the sterilizer can’t be verified, so out they go and hospitals buy new ones.  Cost o ... Read on »
The Pocket Purifier: An Environmentally-Friendly Way to Disinfect! #GIVEAWAY by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sat 10 Sep 2011 7:28pm I am always looking for quick and easy ways to disinfect surface areas such as shopping carts, playground equipment, phones, computer keyboards ... and the list goes on. So, I was very happy to receive a Pocket Purifier for review from www.purelyproducts.com ! This device uses a 4-watt germicidal ultraviolet light to eliminate germs and bacte ... Read on »