Author - Sarah Jonson

10 Recommendations for Point of Care Ultrasound Probe Disinfection

Please see link below to new guidelines published for Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS). The College of Intensive Care Medicine, special interest ultrasound group (USIG), adapted and expanded the 2017 ASUM/ACIPC guidelines to the specifics of intensive care medicine on what is required between patients when using Point of Care Ultrasound, to stop the spread of infection. https://info.germitec.co.uk/en/covid19-disinfection-recommendations To find out more feel free to join the live webinar on 11th June 1.00pm-2.00pm Register Online: bit.ly/POCUS-ICU

Debbie Booth Award Winner

Congratulations to Gillian Martin from ADHB who was the 2019 recipient of the ‘Debbie Booth Award’ at the Perioperative Nurses Conference in Hamilton last week.  Gillian presented a paper titled “Access is vital at all times” which was well received by the judges. Photo: Gillian Martin, ADHB (left); Ingrid Swaffield, Obex (right)  

FlowSens CT Power Injector

ARG is the first site in Australia and NZ to purchase the FlowSens CT power injector. The FlowSens injector is a state of the art syringeless CT injector significantly reducing cost, plastic waste and contrast used per scan as well as speeding up the process to get contrast loaded between patients. A modern injector system with superior functionality, intuitive user interface and a strong safety focus. Photo from left to right: Albert Oti and his colleagues Dawn and Chris.