Abstract:OBJECTIVE:To analyze the technical conditions for medical product reprocessing in hospitals.
METHODS:This was a descriptive study on multiple cases in materials and sterilization centers at four hospitals in the city of Salvador, Southeastern Brazil, in 2010. Semi-structured interviews were conducted and direct observations were made, based on a regulatory model for medical product reprocessing that was drawn up with the technique of consensus verifi cation as the reference standard. The analytical categories … Show more
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