Instruments Care & Maintenance Reference Guide
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INSTRUMENTCARE AND MAINTENANCE
Members of the working group represent a diverse cross-section of both companies and knowledge. Their goal is the “Compilation and publication of practical information on the correct reprocessing of reusable medical devices with special focus on medical instruments.”
We are not affiliated in anyway with the organization, however this is to be the most comprehensive and in-depth analysis of cleaning maintenance, inspection and reasons for failure of instruments available.
More information is available at: http://www.a-k-i.org