This orientation and resource guide describes considerations for the planning, operation, and maintenance of a reusable surgical instrument inventory, drawing from the implementation experiences of programmes that either always relied on reusables or made the transition away from single-use surgical instruments. The guide summarises insights from the available literature, expert consultations on safe surgery, and programme experience, including feedback from front-line health workers and programme managers. This second edition reflects additional experience with reusable instruments in voluntary medical male circumcision programmes since the guide was published in July 2017.
Introduction and Use of Reusable Instruments in Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Programs
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Year of publication: 2022
Resource topic: Programme management tools and guidelines, Safety
Resource type: Guide
Organization: Project IQ