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

3. Post procedure

3.4. Imaging Room Environmental Considerations

Disinfection-Decontamination-Deep cleaning of:

  • surfaces
  • contact points (knobs) by the use of a suitable disinfectant in accordance to Hospital Infectious Diseases Control
  • the room should be vacant for a suitable time, up to two hours, before the next patient is examined to facilitate the exchange of the air in the X-ray room - the duration should be based on local practice recommendations.

Attention to the knobs, keyboards, console, mouse, phone, mobile phones, pagers, lighting switches, as they are also contaminated.