Ultrasound Infection Prevention Toolkit - Helpful Tips

Posted by Nanosonics on Oct 26, 2018 6:27:12 PM

Watch Video - Ultrasound Infection Prevention Toolkit - Helpful Tips (time 3:05 mins) 

SDMS 2018  8 Tools to Help

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. 

The toolkit has been assembled in consultation with clinical experts with backgrounds in infection prevention and instrument reprocessing. The toolkit provides resources regarding infection prevention during the use and reprocessing of ultrasound probes.

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

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