Life cycle assessment and life cycle cost of repairing surgical scissors

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The study used life cycle assessment (LCA) to estimate the environmental impacts and financial cost of repairing surgical scissors. The functional unit was one use of a reusable surgical scissor, and three baseline scenarios were compared: no repair, onsite (hospital), and offsite (external contract) repair.

Rizan, C., Brophy, T., Lillywhite, R. et al. Life cycle assessment and life cycle cost of repairing surgical scissors. Int J Life Cycle Assess 27, 780–795 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-022-02064-7

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Rizan, C., Brophy, T., Lillywhite, R. et al. Life cycle assessment and life cycle cost of repairing surgical scissors. Int J Life Cycle Assess 27, 780–795 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-022-02064-7

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June, 2022

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