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• Manual on prevention and treatment of COVID-19

Faced with an unknown virus, sharing and collaboration are the best remedy. Thanks to all those who have contributed to this Handbook, sharing the invaluable experience with healthcare colleagues around the world while saving the lives of patients.
The Handbook is available to everyone for free. However, due to the limited time, there might be some errors and defects. Your feedback and advice are highly welcomed!  Click here to access >>

• AIUM Official Statement: 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

Updated version includes a section specifically addressing COVID-19. Click here to access >>

• AIUM Quick Guide on COVID-19 Protections – Ultrasound Transducers, Equipment, and Gel

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• AIUM Quick Guide on COVID-19 Protections – Patient and Ultrasound Provider Protection

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WFUMB Safety Statement

WFUMB Position Statement: How to perform a safe ultrasound examination and clean equipment in the context of COVID-19
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Russian Translation – Click to access >>
French Translation – Click to access >>

OB/GYN Scanning

ISUOG Safety Committee Position Statement: safe performance of obstetric and gynecological scans and equipment cleaning in the context of COVID-19

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Which mask for Sonographers?

Correct COVID-19 safety equipment video made by the chief of ultrasound department of Leishenshan hospital, Wuhan, China

When scanning COVID-19 patients, any surgical mask is not enough to protect you. FFP2 or N95 masks are used in China, FFP3 is better, but FFP2 or N95 is usually enough. The link below is of a video about how to handle shoes, clothes, mask, which is made by the chief of ultrasound department of Leishenshan hospital, Wuhan, China. This hospital was built for COVID-19 patients within 10 days – Click to view video >>

COVID-19 Webinars

• ASUM Webinar – POCUS in a Pandemic: Lung Ultrasound and COVID-19. Available from 2 April 2020 (FREE)

Dr. Daniel Kim, Clinical Assistant Professor and the PoCUS Fellowship Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of British Columbia, shares his ED experience with COVID-19.  Click here to view >>

• ISUOG COVID-19: Wellbeing and the workforce webinar

The third webinar in the ISUOG COVID-19 web series discuss’ staff wellbeing and maintaining a healthy workforce, during a time where services are being stretched and colleagues are being pushed to manage the COVID-19 outbreak. View the recording here >>

 

Mindray COVID-19 Critical Ultrasound Webinar Series

Register online to view all future webinars and access all replay webinars – http://online.bizconfstreaming.cn/watch/zmprx9ro

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