Customers regularly ask us specific questions about vapor and fume control, which has been our area of expertise since 1995. That said, this week’s blog is dedicated to fume and ventilation… read more →
Before we delve into the high-level disinfection process, let’s review the highlights that we covered last week in Part 1: Transvaginal, Transrectal, and Transesophagael transducers are semi-critical devices that require high-level disinfection. General surface probes… read more →
A few weeks ago we took you through the necessary steps for cleaning ultrasound transducers in How to Clean an Ultrasound Probe. One person aptly coined it “Ultrasound 101.” Despite its simplicity, cleaning is… read more →
“It is important that all spills, including drips and splashes, be cleaned up immediately.” * According to OSHA and ANSI (Association of the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation) standards, high level disinfectant spills must be… read more →
PCI Medical (CIVCO Medical Solutions) customers often ask us questions related to the temperature of their high-level disinfectants. Some questions are commonly asked about how to maintain the temperature of… read more →
Cleaning is the first step in the high-level disinfection process of an ultrasound endocavity transducer, commonly called a probe. Healthcare workers use ‘pre-cleaning’ and ‘cleaning’ interchangeably. Properly cleaning the probe optimizes the disinfection process… read more →
Dumping used OPA or glutaraldehyde down the drain without first deactivating it can be dangerous to you and, in some cases, illegal.