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Case1 How do I disinfect patient monitors and telemetry products used for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19.

As the COVID-19 infection continues to spread and some countries have declared a state of emergency, we suppose your facility may be in the situation of accepting patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. Therefore, we are notifying you about how to disinfect the devices used for the care of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 to avoid transmission of the infection through the medical devices. 

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[How to disinfect]
Follow the instructions in the operator’s manuals of the relevant devices to disinfect devices used for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. The World Health Organization (WHO) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend Ethanol or Isopropyl alcohol as disinfectants against COVID-19. Refer to the following URLs for the details.

[WHO]
https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/infection-prevention-and-control-during-health-care-when-novel-coronavirus-(ncov)-infection-is-suspected-20200125
[CDC]
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/control-recommendations.html
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/cleaning-disinfection.html

As for Nihon Kohden product's disinfection way, you can confirm it by each Operation Manual.

This attached file [PDF/196KB/3pages] shows some specific disinfectant solution applicable  to each patient monitors and telemetry products.
Before using a disinfectant solution, please confirm an operation manual about the usage way.