When it comes to disinfecting transesophageal (TEE) probes, the process can be more challenging than other endocavity probes. Let’s touch on some of the key highlights here.
According to The Joint Commission (TJC), the second most commonly cited area for noncompliance in hospitals in 2015 has been related to ‘the reduction of infection risk from equipment, devices,… read more →
New HLD disinfectants, such as hydrogen peroxide-based HLDs, have emerged that offer some distinct benefits and thus merit review.
As new technologies emerge for disinfection of ultrasound probes, it’s timely to restate the critical importance of pre-cleaning before you disinfect. In short, pre-cleaning is essential, whether you high-level disinfect… read more →
Automated disinfection of your ultrasound probes improves workflow and standardizes the disinfection process. While automated reprocessing of endoscopes has been available for a while, automation in probe disinfection is relatively… read more →
Below is a whitepaper featured in Infection Control Today, written by PCI Medical (now CIVCO Medical Solutions). INTRODUCTION With over 6,000 customers using more than 18,000 GUS Disinfection Soak Stations™, we at… read more →
PCI Medical (CIVCO Medical Solutions) announces two new fully enclosed GUS Disinfection Soak Stations with longer disinfection containers. The new, long design allows for more thorough disinfection of endocavity probes.… read more →
A previous blog post 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 →