One of the key challenges healthcare organizations face is the prevention and control of infections. In fact, one of the most common areas of non-compliance from The Joint Commission's audits of hospital facilities is related to infection control.
Covering your ultrasound transducer for each procedure is an important way to prevent cross-contamination and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections.
"Probes used in semi-critical applications should be sterilized between uses whenever feasible, but high-level disinfection is minimally acceptable. In addition, the use of a sheath is recommended for every semi-critical use of the probe."
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
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