Topic Specific Search Terms

ConceptControlled VocabularyKeywords
Equipmentsurgical instruments
equipment and supplies
disposable equipment
surgical
medical
cutting
instrument*
tool*
equipment*
device*
trocar*
scalpel*
shaver*
raz*
drill*
catheter*
syringe*
needle*
mask*
gown
glove*
endoscop*
instrumentation
Reprocessingequipment reusereuse
reusing
reus*
reprocess
reprocessing
reprocessed
reprocess*
recycled
recycling
recycle*
repurposed
repurposing
repurpose*
Single-Use“single use”
“single-use”
disposable
“one-time”
“one time”

From: Appendix C, Literature Searches and Topic-Specific Methods

Cover of Making Health Care Safer II
Making Health Care Safer II: An Updated Critical Analysis of the Evidence for Patient Safety Practices.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 211.

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