Decontaminating anesthesia and respiratory therapy equipment

R. W. Rosenquist, M. C. Stock

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Abstract

This article reviews the history and documents the role played by anesthesia and respiratory therapy equipment in infection control. The actual and theoretical risk of infection is discussed. Finally, recommendations for processing this equipment and preventing cross-infection are made.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)951-966
Number of pages16
JournalAnesthesiology Clinics of North America
Volume7
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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