Disinfection and cleaning of ultrasound probes and transducers is extremely important in light of current infection control practices. The Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM) and the Australasian College for Infection Prevention Control (ACIPC) have released their joint ‘Guidelines for Reprocessing of Ultrasound Transducers’. You can find the current guidelines available for download free from the links below. There is also a link to the use and storage of ultrasound gel.

Here are the resources;

Media Release Ultrasound Transducer Reprocessing Guidelines Set New Standard For Healthcare Industry
The safe use and storage for ultrasound gel

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