When ultrasound is used for point-of-care needle guided procedures, including vascular access or regional anesthesia, it is recommended by the FDA and the CDC that a single-use, disposable probe cover… read more →
Patient safety and maintaining The Joint Commission (TJC) accreditation standards are two of the most important (if not THE most important) objectives of today’s healthcare administrators and practitioners. However, they… read more →
Introducing Automated Disinfection Systems for Ultrasound Transducers With the steady growth of ultrasound combined with an increasing awareness of infection control practices, medical device manufacturers have recently developed automated reprocessors… read more →
Understand how to properly store ultrasound probes to protect the transducer, prevent re-contamination, and maintain Joint Commission compliance with the CIVCO Guidelines Blog.
Since their introduction more than three decades ago, mechanical needle guides have been used to assist clinicians in the accuracy of placing needles for a variety of procedures such as… read more →
While selecting the appropriate probe cover for your ultrasound examination may seem a rather simple task, there are several key points to consider in the process. Let’s start by deciding… read more →
We continue sharing ultrasound probe cleaning guidelines in part two of our “Top Tips for High-Level Disinfection in Ultrasound” series. If you missed the first edition, you can read part… read more →
Given the need to implement best practices for high-level disinfection in ultrasound, we’ve assembled our most popular disinfection blogs for your convenience at the CIVCO Guidelines Blog. These educational tips… read more →
The process of high-level disinfecting transesophageal (TEE) probes has unique challenges compared to disinfecting endocavity probes. Below are some of the key tips to remember when disinfecting TEE transducers.