Heater-Cooler Devices

Dr. Muscarella articles/posting discussing infection risks associated with patient exposure to heater-cooler devices:
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These articles discussing the associated infection risk include:

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Jan 17, 2017  The name of the hospital that linked these four M. abscessus infections to the Terumo heatercooler device was redacted from the regulatory …

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Jan 18, 2017  Several different brands of a specialized device called a heatercooler device may be prone to contamination with and, possibly, …

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June 27, 2014 … Indeed, whether safe or not, heatercooler device used during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery may be filled with tap water. Still more unanswered questions. But, …

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Nov 19, 2012 …These systems include air-conditioning systems, cooling towers, … mode of transmission was a contaminated reusable medical device, …

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