Are You Tough Enough for the Aseptic Room?
Regular readers of Kilmer House have read about the aseptic, or sterile conditions that Johnson & Johnson maintained over 100 years ago in order to manufacture the first mass produced sterile surgical dressings and sterile sutures. So I thought it would be interesting to post some of the rules for our Aseptic Department from 1897: 112 years ago. You Can’t Do That! A list of what not to do from 1897 Don’t allow a dressing to touch your person or clothing, unprepared tables, tools or apparatus. Don’t touch any other person. Don’t touch a dressing with hands that are not s