Latest posts by Lawrence F Muscarella PhD (see all)
- Federal Oversight Of Medical Devices: A Tough Row to Hoe? - February 3, 2016
- Warning: Inconsistent Endoscope Reprocessing Instructions Pose a Risk of Serious Hospital Infections - February 3, 2016
- ‘Updated’ Guidance for the Prevention of Multidrug-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Following Endoscopy - January 10, 2016
This article discusses the evolution of the labeling of a medical device — namely, of the “Instructions for Use” of Cidex OPA, which is used to high-level disinfection semi-critical devices, including gastrointestinal endoscopes.
For the reader’s convenience, this article is divided into 3 parts. The first and second parts are featured below.
The third part of this discussion, which provides guidance for the save and proper use of Cidex OPA, is provided in another of Dr. Muscarella’s article entitled “Recommendations for the Safe and Effective Use of ortho-phthalaldehyde“: click here to read it.