"The Central Sterile Department plays an integral part in the successful outcomes of surgical procedures performed by the hospital. Increasing the efficiency of the CSD guarantees a smooth running surgery department by ensuring that all necessary instruments are in order and in good working condition to support surgery."
AORN Journal. Using Simulation to Design a central Sterilization Department. Lin, Lawley, Spry, McCarthy, Coyle-Rodgers, Yih. October, 2008, Vol 88 No. 4.