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Medical products, such as devices, drugs, and biologics, play crucial roles in medical diagnosis and treatment. They also present risks. Patient infections can occur when a medical product is contaminated during manufacturing, compounding, storage, preparation, use, or misuse. Outbreaks can occur when groups of patients are exposed to contaminated medical products either in a single facility (as a result of mishandling by healthcare personnel) or across multiple facilities (for example, when a product is contaminated at the point of manufacture prior to distribution).

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CORHA Potential Medical Product-Related Infection/Outbreak: Assessment Questions

CORHA

This document is intended to help establish a more systematic and consistent approach to assessing a medical product-related healthcare outbreak and response activities. This document presents information and questions...… Read More »
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