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The implications of reusing single-use medical devices

It is long-standing practice for single-use medical devices to be reused in the NHS to cut costs or due to environmental concerns. However, many bodies including the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency advise against the practice (MHRA, 2006).

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