Diagnostic Ultrasound Services During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

Nosocomial transmission of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to frontline
health care workers is well known, and health care workers may inadvertently become vectors for onward transmission. Ultrasound (US) service providers are at significant risk because scanning usually requires prolonged close patient contact. The bulky US equipment may also
facilitate fomite transmission of disease. With increasing use of point-of-care and portable diagnostic US services, the risk is substantial.

Diagnostic Ultrasound Services During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic
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