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CSSD Staff and Other Considerations

The CSSD or Sterile Processing Department is considered a backbone of modern medical practice. Its primary aim is to centralize all sterilization activities in the hospital, along with the timely redistribution of the sterilized...

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Sterile Processing Duties and Responsibilities

While not commonly given attention, the CSSD or Sterile Processing Department and its instrument sterilization technician corps are the unseen upholders of the hospital structure. Because of their efforts, doctors, nurses, and other health...

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Central Sterile Processing and Distribution

In order to complete its mandate, the Central Sterile Services Department or CSSD should be able to both properly sterilize various types of medical equipment and distribute them in a timely manner across the...

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What is CSSD or Sterile Processing Department

As an integrated unit within hospitals and healthcare facilities, the CSSD performs sterilization and other related actions on medical consumables, equipment, and devices. These items will then be used where aseptic procedures are performed...