Cleaning of Equipment Used on Patients
(stethoscope, reflex hammers, otoscopes, etc.)
- Use dedicated disposable equipment in isolation rooms as often as possible.
- Clean equipment after each use.
- Use the disinfectant wipes provided in clinical areas; alcohol wipes may be used except as described below.
- Bleach wipes are to be used when the patient is suspected or known to have C. diff or norovirus.