Radiography Department and Mobile Radiography on at risk COVID-19 patients

1. Preparation

1.3. Equipment Considerations

Disinfection-Decontamination with the use of appropriate technique and means according to Hospital Infectious Diseases Control Committee between patients depending on their infection status (i.e. asymptomatic-suspected-confirmed COVID- 19):

  • X-ray table or Vertical Bucky (immobilization straps, positioning sponges which should be covered with plastic protection)
  • Auxiliary equipment (i.e. ECG, Defibrillator, suction device, Oxygen mask)
  • Mobile X-ray machine with DDR detector or CR cassettes
  • DDR/CR detector to be placed in a protective bag