Journal article

Steam sterilisation's energy and water footprint

Forbes McGain, Graham Moore, Jim Black

Australian Health Review | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2017


Awarded by Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA)

Funding Acknowledgements

Funding for the steriliser-monitoring devices was provided by The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) as an unrestricted grant (2013/25) to FM. The authors thank the staff of the Sunshine Hospital Sterile Supply Department, including Karen Tricker, Carlos Paciocco and Nancy Trujillo. The authors are grateful for collaboration with the steam steriliser manufacturer Atherton's staff (particularly Sean Boston, Martin Harrison and Scott Lipman) and ScanCare staff (Nathaniel Vann). The authors also thank Dr Rachel Sore (Department of Statistics, The University of Melbourne) for statistical advice and Associate Professor Craig French (Director, Western Health Intensive Care Unit) for critically evaluating the manuscript.