CDC adds FAQ to heater-cooler webpage

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its heater-cooler webpage to provide a frequently asked questions (FAQ) for hospitals regarding contaminated devices that are putting open-heart surgery patients at risk. In addition to the FAQ, the CDC’s heater-cooler webpage provides a number of resources that may be helpful to healthcare facilities and patients including: CDC’s notification toolkit, press release, Health Alert Notification (HAN), and recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.