Disinfection, Sterilization and Aseptic Technique for Thread Embedding Acupuncture

안전한 매선요법 시술을 위한 멸균, 소독 및 무균법

Yun, Young-Hee;Son, Jae-Woong;Ko, Seong-Gyu;Choi, In-Hwa

  • Received : 2015.12.24
  • Accepted : 2016.02.10
  • Published : 2016.02.25


Objective : Thread embedding acupuncture has become popular as a minimally invasive treatment for facial wrinkles and laxity. However, there is little published clinical practice guidelines about disinfection, sterilization and aseptic technique for thread embedding acupuncture. This study is to introducing a specific guidelines about disinfection, sterilization and aseptic technique for thread embedding acupuncture.Method : We reviewed internal regulations and guidelines about hospital infection, and Traditional Korean medicine doctors, nurses, and director of central supply room discussed in depth and established a regulation of disinfection, sterilization and aseptic technique for thread embedding acupuncture.Result : The regulation of disinfection, sterilization and aseptic technique for thread embedding acupuncture consisted of ① management of supplies, ② guidelines of disinfection, sterilization, and reuse, ③ aseptic technique for thread embedding acupuncture.Conclusion : Microbial management is an essential element of medical care and quality. Traditional Korean medicine doctors will care for disinfection, sterilization, and this should not neglect to comply with the procedures and guidelines in the medical field as well as to understand the aseptic techniques.


Thread embedding acupuncture;Disinfection;Sterilization;Aseptic Technique


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Grant : 한의약 근거창출 임상연구

Supported by : 경희대학교산학협력단