Decontamination of Diagnostic Ultrasound Transducers Clinical Practice Standard

Name/Title

Decontamination of Diagnostic Ultrasound Transducers Clinical Practice Standard (PDF)

Document ID

TS4KSNFPVEZQ-210-6787

Current from

23/04/2019

Coverage

WACHS

Policy Type

Policy

Summary

As a patient safety initiative to prevent transmission of infection, the purpose of this Clinical Practice Standard (CPS) is to establish minimum practice standards for the decontamination of diagnostic ultrasound transducers throughout the WA Country Health Service (WACHS). This CPS may be used in conjunction with specific site departmental requirements. Information excluded from this CPS comprises: - specific procedural guidelines for sterilisation i.e. operating theatres - procedural guidelines for specific diagnostic ultrasound transducers.

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