Trick of the Trade: Sterile cover for linear ultrasound probe
You decide to use ultrasonography to help you establish peripheral IV access for and obtain blood cultures from your patient. How can you ensure that you get a sterile sampling to avoid blood culture contamination? Do you need to open a full central-line ultrasound probe cover?
Trick of the Trade: Use a sterile glove
Thanks to Dr. Haney Mallemat (Univ of Maryland, @CriticalCareNow) for the video and tip.
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