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CMS Education Articles — Sanitization

What??? Sanitization for the win?

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What??? Sanitization for the win?

   It seems like only over the past two years we have been constantly told to sanitize, wash our hands and maintain a clean environment. Truth is, Health care facilities and providers have constantly and tirelessly been educating their patients on the importance of sanitization. Crazy enough, many healthcare workers just now started proper hand hygiene practices throughout their shifts. When something becomes a common everyday habit, humans tend to get lazy about doing it well and maintaining compliance. However, Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) remain a major patient safety issue. In a study from 2009-2018, 40 hospitals reported a total of...

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Everything you need to know about cleaning your CPAP equipment

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Everything you need to know about cleaning your CPAP equipment

To clean or not to clean, that is the question.  Just kidding.  Definitely "To clean" would be the way to go. But how important is it? How do I properly clean my equipment? and what happens if I don't clean the CPAP machine and accessories? And do I need a cleaning machine?  How important is cleaning for my CPAP device?  I am sure now you are aware that the most deadly and communicable diseases are ones that the naked eye cannot see. COVID-19 definitely was an eye opener for many. Although we cannot generally see them, bacteria, fungi and viruses can and...

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Let’s Air Things Out About CPAP Cleaning and Sanitization

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Let’s Air Things Out About CPAP Cleaning and Sanitization

Honest talk about SoClean and Lumin Sanitization Machines

There has been so much controversy out there regarding these sanitization machines.  They are great units to help sanitize your CPAP equipment.  The biggest misconception that people have is they consider these machines as “cleaners”.  When in reality they are really not cleaners, but sanitizers.  One should still clean their equipment and then use one of these machines to sanitize their equipment afterwards.  These sanitation machines are not built like a dishwasher, where the machine washes away any dirt and grime that has built up and then sanitizes at the end of the cleaning cycle.  Part of having a CPAP machine involves routine cleaning, and if one does not do this on a regular basis you could possibly be harming your health rather than improving it.

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