Dr. Harry Wetzler and Cathy Rocco presented at the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates’ annual course on May 5, 2014. Their presentation entitled “Verifying the effectiveness of manual cleaning: Is visual inspection of gastrointestinal endoscopes sufficient?” described Ofstead’s assessment of endoscope contamination following clinical use and reprocessing.
They also presented a scientific poster at this event. Click here for a downloadable handout of this poster.
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