Crisis in the Red Zone

Crisis in the Red Zone

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The 2013–2014 Ebola epidemic was the deadliest ever—but the outbreaks continue. Now comes a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, an urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses—from the #1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, now a National Geographic original miniseries. This time, […]

The Hot Zone

The Hot Zone

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. Now a mini-series drama starring Julianna Margulies, Topher Grace, Liam Cunningham, James D’Arcy, and Noah Emmerich on National Geographic.A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few […]

Controlling the Process: Legislation and Guidance Regulating the Decontamination of Medical Devices (Open LEARNING ZONE)

Controlling the Process: Legislation and Guidance Regulating the Decontamination of Medical Devices (Open LEARNING ZONE)

Medical Device Directives There are three European Directives which cover medical devices: general medical devices are covered by 93/42 (MHRA 1993), in vitro diagnostics by 98/79 (MHRA 1998) and active implantable medical devices by 90/385 (MHRA 1990). The activities of a sterile services unit is covered by the medical device directive MDD 93/42/EEC which was […]