Reprocessing Recommendations

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Valve Replacement

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Multisociety, 2016

Not determined. The FDA recommends air/water valve replaced each procedure. One-way valves for high-volume water flushing should be changed daily.

HICPAC, 2016

Not addressed.

AORN, 2016

Not addressed.

ANSI/AAMI ST91, 2015

Not addressed.

APIC/JCR, 2017

Not addressed. Base protocols on current evidence-based recommendations.

CMS, 2016

Not addressed.

TJC Booster Pak, 2015

Not addressed.

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