Medical devices: hygienic design combats pathogens

virtual.MEDICA 2020

Medical devices: hygienic design combats pathogens

Interview with Dr. Sebastian Buhl, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Health, Department of Medical Technology, Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Amberg-Weiden (OTH – Technical University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden)


Image: A smiling young man with a blue jacket is leaning at a table - Dr. Sebastian Buhl; Copyright: private

Dr. Sebastian Buhl

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Hygienic design supports a better, more thorough cleaning of medical technology or comprises certain features, like materials, that prevent pathogens to adhere to surfaces.

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