Principles and Methods of Sterilization in Health Sciences (Paperback)
By John J. Perkins. This well-known publication has been thoroughly revised and brought up to date in the Second Edition. Chapters have undergone extensive revision and new knowledge relating to automation, mechanical equipment, methods, techniques and procedures have been added. Presented are instructions for operating sterilizers, proper methods of packaging supplies, types of terminal sterilization for decontamination of articles, use of culture tests and sterilizer controls, and problems of standardization of sterilizing techniques. Throughout, emphasis has been placed upon effective methods for decontamination and terminal treatment of medical and surgical supplies.