Covenant Health Response to CDC Advisory Linking Patient Infections to Potentially Contaminated Heater-Cooler DevicesPosted on October 21, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an advisory linking patient infections from Mycobacterium chimaera (M.chimaera) to the Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler devices used in open-heart surgery. Patient safety and privacy are top priorities for Covenant Health and we take the CDC’s advisory very seriously. After thorough review of our protocols at our […]
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