"Promoting the Science of Sterilisation"

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"Promoting the Science of Sterilisation" (The following information available on request)

  • Troubleshooting guide to resolving Wetpacks
  • Troubleshooting checklist for Non Condensable Gases and other associated steam problems
  • Recording/Documentation, Patient/Documentation, Hospital/Dental Office Based Practice
  • Classification of Chemical Indicators according to ISO 11140-1 Dr U. Kaiser
  • Influence of Time & Non Condensable Gases (NCG's) Entering The Steam Sterilisation Process Causes a Risk
Papers & Articles:
Zentral Sterilisation

Air Removal From Porus And Hollow Goods Using Different Steam Sterilisation Processes
J Gomann, U Kaiser, R Menzell
Volume 9/2001

The Problems Arising From Non Condensablew Gasses (NCGS) In Steam Sterilisation Processes With a Pulsed Vacuum Procedure
D Achterberg, R Fleishhack, H Getreuer, G Hucker, U Kaiser, P Kober, K Scheel
Volume 10/2002

Instuctions For Interpreting The Inert Gas Value Of 3.5% In DIN EN 285
D Achterberg, R Fleishhack, H Getreuer, G Hucker, U Kaiser, P Kober, K Scheel
Volume 10/2002

The Relevance Of The Bowie And Dick Test In Hospital Sterilisation
ACP de Bruijn, AW van Drongelen
Volume 11/2003

Value Of Chemical Indicators
Dr Ulrich Kaiser
Volume 6/2004

Effect Of Non Condensable Gasses (NCGS) On Steam Sterilisation Processes
Dr Ulrich Kaiser
Volume 13/2005

A Quantitative Description Of Air Removal From Hollow Devices In Steam Sterilisation Processes
D Kaiser, U Kaiser, H Vogel
Volume 14/2006

Air Removal From Hollow Devices In Deep Vacuum Sterilisers
J Gomann, U Kaiser

English Translation Of The Recommendation From The German Robert-Koch Institute (RKI) For Steam Sterilisation Monitoring Using Chemical Indicators

Air Removal In Type B Pre Vacuum Benchtop Sterilisers
Leisa Kontus.
Sterilization in Australia Vol. 29 No. 2 2009
New Zealand Sterile Services Association Supply Line Dec. 20

The Difference Between Porous And Hollow Monitoring In Steam Sterilisers
B Davis
Sterilisation In Australia December 2007
New Zealand Sterile Services Association Supply Line June 2007
ACORN Journal Summer Edition 2007

Papers and Articles:
Australasian Dental Practice
Air Removal In Type B Pre Vacuum Benchtop Sterilisers
Leisa Kontus Jan/Feb 2010

Routine Monitoring Of The Steam Sterilisation Process
Dr Vincent Amerena
March/April 2007

Tracking Of Instruments
Dr Vincent Amerena
May/June 2007.