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Q&A: The Potential Efficiency, Cost and Infection Control Advantages of Disposable Bronchoscope Sampling in the ICU

In this Q & A with Eric C. Feucht, MD, Critical Care Medicine and Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy at Metro Health Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan, he explains how use of disposable bronchoscopes at the bedside in the ICU are a 'game changer' in terms of more convenient, more efficient and more precise prescribing of antimicrobial therapy.
Exterior of a hospital Emergency Room
Doctor performing bronchoscopy
Two lab technicians looking through microscopes
Medical staff washing hands
Cleaning bronchoscope with small brush
Bronchoscope in clear bag labeled as cleaned and processed
Biohazard bin and garbage bin