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Code Flash: How an Interdisciplinary Team Eradicated Immediate-Use Steam Sterilization: Previous Presentations: This information was presented at the Arkansas Nurses Association with preliminary data in October of 2012.

  • Sandee Foster (a1), Sheila Cox Sullivan (a2), Julie Brandt (a3), Tom Brockway (a4), Renita Jackson (a4), Diana Griffin (a4), Tim Mullins (a4), Bonnie K. Walker (a5), Melissa Ball (a5), Margie Scott (a5) and Michael R. Winn (a5)...
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Address correspondence to Sheila Cox Sullivan, PhD RN, 4300 W. 7th Street, 003/LR, Little Rock, AR 72205 (Sheila.sullivan2@va.gov).

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2.Pyrek, KM. Immediate use sterilization: A review of the basics. Posted August 2, 2011. http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/articles/2011/08/immediate-use-sterilization-a-review-of-the-basics.aspx. Accessed May 22, 2014.
3.Rutala, WA, Gergen, MF, Weber, DJ. Evaluation of a rapid readout biological indicator for flash sterilization with three biological indicators and three chemical indicators. AORN J. 1994;60:24.
4.Hood, E, Stout, N, Catto, B. Flash sterilization and neurosurgical site infections: Guilt by association. Am J Infect Control 1997;25:156.
5.Rutala, WA, Weber, DJ, Chappell, KJ. Patient injury from flash-sterilized instruments. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 1999;20:458.

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