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AAMI - ST79

Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities

inactive
Organization: AAMI
Publication Date: 1 January 2010
Status: inactive
Page Count: 266
scope:

General

This recommended practice provides guidelines for decontamination and steam sterilization processing in hospitals and other health care facilities. These guidelines are intended to promote sterility assurance and to assist health care personnel in the proper use of processing equipment.

NOTE-For purposes of this recommended practice, "health care facilities" means hospitals, nursing homes, extended-care facilities, free-standing surgical centers, clinics, and medical and dental offices. For convenience, the term "hospital" is sometimes used in this recommended practice; in all instances, this term should be taken to encompass all other health care facilities.

Document History

January 1, 2017
Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities
General This document includes guidance for sterile processing facility design, personnel, receiving, transporting, handling, cleaning, decontamination, preparation, packaging, steam sterilization...
January 1, 2011
Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities, Amendment 2
This recommended practice covers steam sterilization in health care facilities. The recommendations are intended to promote sterility assurance and to guide health care personnel in the proper use of...
January 1, 2010
Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities
General This recommended practice provides guidelines for decontamination and steam sterilization processing in hospitals and other health care facilities. These guidelines are intended to promote...
January 1, 2010
Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities
General This recommended practice provides guidelines for decontamination and steam sterilization processing in hospitals and other health care facilities. These guidelines are intended to promote...
ST79
January 1, 2010
Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities
General This recommended practice provides guidelines for decontamination and steam sterilization processing in hospitals and other health care facilities. These guidelines are intended to promote...
January 1, 2010
Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities
General This recommended practice provides guidelines for decontamination and steam sterilization processing in hospitals and other health care facilities. These guidelines are intended to promote...
January 1, 2010
Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities
General This recommended practice provides guidelines for decontamination and steam sterilization processing in hospitals and other health care facilities. These guidelines are intended to promote...
January 1, 2008
Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities, Amendment 1
General This recommended practice provides guidelines for decontamination and steam sterilization processing in hospitals and other health care facilities. These guidelines are intended to promote...
January 1, 2006
Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities
General This recommended practice provides guidelines for decontamination and steam sterilization processing in hospitals and other health care facilities. These guidelines are intended to promote...
January 1, 2006
Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities
General This recommended practice provides guidelines for decontamination and steam sterilization processing in hospitals and other health care facilities. These guidelines are intended to promote...
January 1, 2006
Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities
General This recommended practice provides guidelines for decontamination and steam sterilization processing in hospitals and other health care facilities. These guidelines are intended to promote...

References

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