COVID-19

COVID-19 - Updates & Resources

EFSUMB aims to provide you with as much information, links, webinars and resources as we can ...
  • Collection of Safety Guidance from ECMUS to SARS-CoV-2

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EFSUMB Safety Committee‘s compiled information on safe performance of ultrasound scans and disinfection issues in context of COVID-19

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  • WFUMB WEBINAR: Ultrasound in COVID-19 – global experience

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WFUMB Webinar: Ultrasound in COVID-19 – global experience
Taking place on Thursday 21 May 2020, 14.00 – 16.00 CEST

A webinar consisting of 4 lectures & summary, with Q&A’s and feedback.

Presenting international experts with a programme chaired by Cristina Chammas (WFUMB President Elect).
- Jacques Abramowicz (Chicago, USA) and @Jocelyne Basseal (Sydney, Australia) on Equipment Safety
- Xin Wu Cui (Wuhan, China) on Safety for Ultrasound Users
- Paulo Savoia (Sao Paulo, Brazil) on Basic Concepts in Lung Ultrasound
- Fabio Piscaglia and Federico Stefanini (Bologna, Italy) on Scanning Protocol and Findings in Covid-19

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  • Ultrasound evaluation of COVID Pneumonia

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A Video Presentation: Ultrasound Evaluation on COVID Pneumonia

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  • Lung Ultrasound (LUS) Protocol

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The following PDF is available for Lung Ultrasound (LUS) Protocol

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  • WFUMB Safety Statement

  • OB/GYN Scanning

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ISUOG Safety Committee Position Statement: safe performance of obstetric and gynecological scans and equipment cleaning in the context of COVID-19

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  • Scientific information for the digestive health community

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UEG offering information on COVID-19 & Digestive Health​

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  • Which mask for Sonographers?

Correct COVID-19 safety equipment video made by the chief of ultrasound department of Leishenshan hospital, Wuhan, China


When scanning COVID-19 patients, any surgical mask is not enough to protect you. FFP2 or N95 masks are used in China, FFP3 is better, but FFP2 or N95 is usually enough. The link below is of a video about how to handle shoes, clothes, mask, which is made by the chief of ultrasound department of Leishenshan hospital, Wuhan, China. This hospital was built for COVID-19 patients within 10 days - Click to view video >>
  • EJU Editorial: Safety Aspects of ultrasound in prenatal diagnosis

Safety Aspects of ultrasound in prenatal diagnosis


Kai-Sven Heling, Peter Kozlowski - Click to read >>
  • Ask a Question on COVID-19

If you have any questions concerning the COVID-19 Pandemic, please use the form below to send them to our experts. All answered questions will appear below the question box for reference to others.

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