Computed Tomography Checklist in 3 stages
This section has been extracted from the “ISRRT Response Document-appropriate and safe use of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy with infection control measures considered in addition to standard radiation protection procedures. April 2020”. It is available on the ISRRT Website (https://www.isrrt.org/full-guideline-protective-measures). It is edited and compiled by A.Stewart Whitley, Director of Professional Practice - International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists(ISRRT) following valuable input from many radiography expert contributors.
1.4. Imaging Room Environmental Considerations
- Disinfection-Decontamination with the use of appropriate technique and means of areas and patient contact surfaces according to Infection Protection Committee between patients depending on their infection status (i.e. asymptomatic-suspected-confirmed COVID 19)
- Sufficient air ventilation
- Appropriate room temperature