Medical Device Regulation: US or EU

Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act In the States, medical devices are regulated by the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Then called the Food and Drug Act, it was the first piece of legislation to result from investigative journalism, namely a novel titled “The Jungle” by Upton Sinclair. Sinclair described the filthy conditions of pre-WWI Chicago stockyards … Read more

A brief history of sterilization

A Brief History of Sterilization : An educational overview of some of the important historical steps forward in infection control and sterilization

An educational overview of some of the important historical steps forward in infection control and sterilization

Basics on Processing & Sterilization – Sterile & Materials Processing Department – University of Rochester Medical Center

Hydrim instrument washer

via Basics on Processing & Sterilization – Sterile & Materials Processing Department – University of Rochester Medical Center. URMC / Sterile & Materials Processing Department / Basics on Processing & Sterilization Basics on Processing & Sterilization Table of Contents Introduction Functions The Decontamination Process The Assembly & Packaging Process The Sterilization Process Quality Assurance Introduction The Sterile Processing Department (Central … Read more

Infection Control Today – 09/2003: Surgical Prep: The Right Product for the Right Function

Another article on choosing the right surgical prep solution Until Technicare returns… Infection Control Today – 09/2003: Surgical Prep : Surgical Prep: The Right Product for the Right Function. https://www.medcompare.com/matrix/2691/Antiseptic-Skin-Preparation-Solution-and-Gels.html https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2526523/ CHG risks Technicare substitutes

Grand Challenges – Engineering Challenges

Grand Challenges – Engineering Challenges. The century ahead poses challenges as formidable as any from millennia past. NAE Recognizes 2013 Grand Challenges Scholars  Watch Recorded Video of the Summit  US Global Grand Challenges Summit Video Contest Winners Announced Here are the Grand Challenges for engineering as determined by a committee of the National Academy of … Read more

A How to Guide for Bootstrapping the Innovation – Doug Engelbart Institute

A How to Guide for Bootstrapping the Innovation – Doug Engelbart Institute. I’ve been a fan of Douglas Englebart’s work for many years now. The concept of boosting the “Collective IQ” as he put it of an organization seems pertinent and timely