ISSN 2398-2950      

Endoscope: cleaning

ffelis
Contributor(s):

Introduction

  • It is important to keep endoscopes clean to prevent corrosion and clogging which can impair endoscope function.
  • Equipment must be cleaned after every use to prevent the spread of disease between patients.
    It is much easier to remove fresh material than dried blood or mucus.

Uses

  • Endoscopes are used in small animal practice for examination of:
  • Gastrointestinal system.
  • Respiratory system.

Procedure

  • 20 minutes plus time for soaking if necessary.

Requirements

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Procedure

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Outcomes

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Related Images

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

We have an ever growing content library on Vetlexicon so if you ever find we haven't covered something that you need please fill in the form below and let us know!

 
 
 
 

To show you are not a Bot please can you enter the number showing adjacent to this field

 Security code