Common Mistakes in Disinfecting Medical Instruments and How to Avoid Them

Introduction Disinfecting medical instruments is a critical process in healthcare settings, ensuring patient safety and preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Despite its importance, mistakes in this process are not uncommon, often leading to severe consequences. Understanding and avoiding these common pitfalls can significantly enhance the efficacy of disinfection protocols. Definition High-level disinfection or thorough cleaning and…