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The Queen’s Hospital Emergency Department in Romford is showing off their four new Sonosite point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) machines which will allow them to examine patients quickly and accurately. Queen's Hospital, one of the busiest emergency wards in London, has a...[Read more]
The Economic Times Healthworld recently interviewed Dr Vikas Kohli , an American Board Certified Pediatric Cardiologist with more than 20 years of experience. Based in the Delhi Child Heart Center in New Delhi, Dr. Kohli practices non-invasive, interventional pediatric cardiology...[Read more]
The use of opioids in the ICU and the post-operative period is common, with patients often receiving opioids even after simple surgeries. Though opioids are effective in providing fast pain relief, the side effects of respiratory depression, cough suppression, confusion,...[Read more]
Veterinary surgeons have recognized the benefits of point-of-care ultrasound for over 30 years and how its use in large and small animal medicine informs diagnosis and minimizes surgical intervention . Beresford Capps, a veterinary surgeon based in Lewisham, South East...[Read more]
Time is of the essence in the emergency department, where a prompt diagnosis can literally mean the difference between life and death . In this environment, access to point-of-care ultrasound is essential, providing vital information to help clinicians rapidly determine...[Read more]
Sonosite blog: The growth of portable ultrasound in primary care
In the last decade there has been a widespread adoption of portable ultrasound in point of care (POCUS) for primary care . Its potential for timely assessment and rapid diagnosis continues to attract family doctors, and more and more are...[Read more]
Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia (USGRA) in 21 st century has set a new standard of perioperative care for a wide range of surgical sub-specialty procedures, including orthopedic, general, thoracic, colorectal, breast, gynecologic and cosmetic surgery. The use of Ultrasound guided...[Read more]
Dr Mandy Masters purchased a Sonosite iViz in 2018 while attending a Rural Hospital Conference trade show where Sonosite was exhibiting. Intrigued by this new compact ultrasound device, her husband, Dr Jonathan Masters, began to borrow the iViz for his...[Read more]
Dr. Luanne Freer is, to put it mildly, comfortable with being uncomfortable. A trained emergency medicine physician who grew up in the Washington DC area, Dr. Freer serves as medical director of Yellowstone National Park through Medcor Inc. When she’s...[Read more]
Sonosite ultrasound in Papua New Guinea
An advocate for the expansion of the use of point-of-care ultrasound, Dr. Yasmin Endlich is an anesthesiologist who practices medicine in Australia and regularly travels to Papua New Guinea to provide medical training to local physicians . Here, she explains...[Read more]