Bowie-Dick test

Bowie-Dick test

(bō′ē-dik′)
A technique in the flash sterilization of surgical instruments to ensure that residual air in the sterilizer has been removed before use of the equipment.
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Fourteen selectable programs include six gravity cycles for wrapped goods, six vacuum cycles for wrapped goods, one Bowie-Dick test cycle and a vacuum leak test.