Guidelines for Cleaning and Preparing External- and Internal-Use Ultrasound Transducers and Equipment Between Patients as well as Safe Handling and Use of Ultrasound Coupling Gel

Adequate transducer preparation is mandatory to protect patients from potential infection. The level of preparation depends on the type of examination performed. Preparation of external transducers between patients requires a low-level disinfection (LLD) process. Preparation of internal transducers between patients requires routine mandatory high-level disinfection (HLD), and the use of a highquality single-use transducer cover during each examination

Guidelines for Cleaning and Preparing External- and Internal-Use Ultrasound Transducers and Equipment Between Patients as well as Safe Handling and Use of Ultrasound Coupling Gel
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