Ultrasound guided procedures carry infection risk

Posted by Nanosonics on Oct 26, 2018 6:00:23 PM

Watch Video - Ultrasound guided procedures carry infection risk (time1:55mins) 

The rapid expansion of ultrasound has brought great benefit to patients, however, there are some patient safety challenges to navigate. The spectrum of ultrasound procedures from surface ultrasound, endocavitary scans and ultrasound guided invasive procedures will be explored. Procedural variety, end-users and factors influencing the probe’s Spaulding classification will be discussed as considerations for facilities when developing ultrasound policy. 

To find out more about Challenges of Infection Control in Ultrasound watch the complete video recording presented at the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS)  conference 2018. Click Here

 

 

Topics: Emergency Medicine:, Ultrasound Probe Infection Risk, ultrasound, ultrasound probes, Spaulding Classification in ultrasound, The Joint Commission, Ultrasound probe a critical instrument

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