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Hospital safety notebook: FDA approves new Steris System 1 alternative

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June 1, 2010

The FDA has approved a new alternative system to the Steris System 1 (SS1) processor—which came under federal fire because of alleged infection control risks with the device—but not without some confusion.

You’ll also read about two hospitals that received fines from regulators concerning OR fire risks and a fatal fall.

The FDA has approved a new alternative system to the Steris System 1 (SS1) processor—which came under federal fire because of alleged infection control risks with the device—but not without some confusion.

You’ll also read about two hospitals that received fines from regulators concerning OR fire risks and a fatal fall.



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