What is a countway system used for?
A countway system is used to confine soiled sponges, make counting fast and easy and determine blood loss. This aseptic system protects both doctor and patient by maintaining a readily visible count and improving operating room sanitation.
How does a countway system improve sanitation in an OR?
Its self-closing pouches contain and confine soiled sponges, which helps prevent odor and minimizes the risk of airborne contamination.