Articles tagged with "HLD"

Large Fiberoptic Endoscopes May Be More Durable than Small Endoscopes

What is the durability of endoscopes to continued use and automated high-level disinfection, and how many duty cycles can a flexible endoscope withstand before repairs should be anticipated?  Background: High-level disinfection (HLD) for semi-critical instruments such as flexible endoscopes is recommended by the Association of Operating Room Nurses and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control […]