Perioperative Nursing Australia

Should I track to tray or instrument level?

[fa icon="calendar'] 19-Mar-2019 08:37:00 / by Michael Stanton posted in Surgical Instruments, AS/NZS4187, cssd

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When people ask me about instrument tracking, there are are number of things I need to find out from them so that I get an idea of what they want to track. So I begin by asking them what they would like to track:

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CSSD Revolution: the Impact of complex instruments on resources

[fa icon="calendar'] 10-Aug-2016 09:30:00 / by Michael Stanton posted in Surgical Instruments, cssd

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The advances in surgical procedures and surgical instrumentation, over the past 10-20 years has been astounding. Once upon a time, just about every surgical procedure was open surgery and involved simple pivot based stainless steel instruments. These days, surgical instruments are highly complex hybrid material devices.

This has led to a quiet revolution in sterilizing departments around the world. Instruments were once simple and tray assembly straightforward.

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