Safety Statement on Use of Respirators
Following WHO’s recommendations on prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection in health workers wearing respirators, ISUOG's updated Safety Statement recommends all practitioners performing ultrasound in OBGYN wear respirators regardless of the patient's COVID status. We urge all members of the ISUOG community to stay safe.
ISUOG Safety Committee Position Statement on use of personal protective equipment and hazard mitigation in relation to SARS-CoV-2 for practitioners undertaking obstetric and gynecological ultrasound
In view of the challenges of the current coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) has compiled the following expert-opinion-based guidance on safe use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and how to reduce the hazard of SARS-CoV-2 infection for clinicians undertaking ultrasound examinations (physicians, sonographers and allied professionals).
ISUOG Safety Committee Position Statement: safe performance of obstetric and gynecological scans and equipment cleaning in the context of COVID-19
In view of the challenges of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to protect both patients and ultrasound providers (physicians, sonographers, allied professionals), ISUOG has compiled the following expert-opinion-based guidance for the performance of ultrasound investigations in pregnancy and for gynecological indications.
ISUOG-WFUMB statement on the non-medical use of ultrasound, 2011
UOG Volume 38, Issue 5, Date: November 2011, Page: 608
ISUOG statement on the safe use of Doppler in the 11 to 13 + 6-week fetal ultrasound examination
UOG: Volume 37, Issue 6, Date: June 2011, Page: 628
ISUOG statement on the non-medical use of ultrasound, 2009
UOG: Volume 33, Issue 5, Date: May 2009, Page: 617
ISUOG Safety Statement, 2000 (reconfirmed 2003)
UOG: Volume 21, Issue 1, Date: January 2003, Page: 100
ISUOG Safety Statement, 2000 (reconfirmed 2002)
UOG Volume 19, Issue 1, Date: January 2002, Page: 105
ISUOG Safety Statement, 2000
UOG Volume 16, Issue 6, Date: November 2000, Pages: 594-596