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1-Day ultrasound technical training course

ProbeLogic will be running the 1-Day ultrasound technical training course We are getting more calls from biomedical engineering departments for advice on how best to maintain their ultrasound equipment. With the “tightening of purse strings” more hospitals are relying on their biomedical departments to have a “quick look” before calling the manufacturer. Biomedical engineers are… 1-Day ultrasound technical training course

Why Maintaining Your Ultrasound Probes Is More Important Than The Machine

  I know I know, this is a big statement but hear me out. The ultrasound probe is the device that makes contact with human tissue and is responsible for emitting and receiving the returned echo. This sound wave is then turned into the ultrasound image you see on the screen. If you have a… Why Maintaining Your Ultrasound Probes Is More Important Than The Machine

Cleaning General Imaging Ultrasound Transducers

We’ve noticed a growing trend recently of probes coming in damaged which can be attributed to a poor cleaning process. What we’ve uncovered is that people are leaving ultrasound gel on the probe or are using alcohol based cleaning products to clean their probes and this is causing damage and reducing its lifetime. This doesn’t… Cleaning General Imaging Ultrasound Transducers

5 Signs When You Know It’s Time to Service Your Ultrasound Probes

Much like our cars, we use ultrasound and by extension, its probes (transducers) every day. In fact, according to the Australian Government, in 2013-14 the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) provided rebates on 8,570,775 ultrasound scans making it the second largest service behind diagnostic radiology (x-ray, mammography). Whilst ultrasound clinics are full speed ahead, here’s 5… 5 Signs When You Know It’s Time to Service Your Ultrasound Probes