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Radboud buys ECD

Radboud University Hospital in Nijmegen has purchased two ECD units for disinfecting medical equipment and devices using UV-C light. It represents an 'enormous gain in lowering virus loads', according to Professor H. van Goor.

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Radboud University Hospital in Nijmegen has purchased two ECDs for disinfecting medical equipment and devices using UV-C light.

Huge gain in lowering virus load

On the COVID wards C5 and Eov of the Radboudumc, with positively tested corona patients, two UV-boxes are installed as of today. These were purchased for the disinfection of medical devices, such as wrist boxes and cables to continuously monitor patients' vital signs. Also, patient-related tablets, smartphones, VR glasses, smartphones, and stethoscopes of employees can be disinfected in 25 seconds with these UV boxes. Harry van Goor, Professor of Surgery Education: 'The boxes are a huge asset in reducing the virus load and risk of coronavirus transmission'.

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