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Sonosite in Mosul, Iraq
FUJIFILM Sonosite has donated a point-of-care ultrasound system to CADUS, an independent aid organisation supporting the relief effort in Iraq. Dr Henryk Pich, an anesthetist and emergency clinician at the University of Dresden, and a CADUS volunteer, explained the need...[Read more]
Dr Fidel Fernandez with Sonosite Ultrasound Machines
Ultrasound is a vital tool for vascular surgeons in the 21 st century. In the following essay, Dr. Fidel Fernández Quesada, a sixth-generation vascular surgeon and associate professor at the University of Granada, Spain, describes the difference that ultrasound has...[Read more]
To celebrate 20 years of helping clinicians bring ultrasound to the point of care , Sonosite partnered with Canadian NGO Bridge To Health and Uganda's Kigezi Healthcare Foundation (KIHEFO) to help them train Ugandan medical officers on how to diagnose...[Read more]
According to the World Health Organization, much of the world’s population has no access to ultrasound imaging . From the jungles of Panama to the mountains of Nepal, the clinicians that are a part of our Global Health Program and...[Read more]
Dr. Paul Blackman is the Chief Medical Officer for Athletics Australia , a non-profit organisation that serves as the national governing body for athletics in Australia, and that is charged with ensuring adequate representation of Australia in athletics at regional...[Read more]
Sonosite-blog-header-ANZ.png Any medical professional with hospital experience knows how crucial successfully inserting a peripheral IV can be. Getting fluids and medications into a critically ill or injured patient can make or break the effectiveness of their treatment. At the best,...[Read more]
20 to 1: New hospital program reduces number of failed IV insertion attempts
Any medical professional with hospital experience knows how crucial peripheral IV access can be. Getting fluids and medications into a critically ill or injured patient can make or break the effectiveness of their treatment. At the best, a “difficult stick”—that...[Read more]
Dr Ben LaBrot 2.png by Dr. Ben LaBrot, founder of Floating Doctors Recently, while visiting the US, I went to the emergency room with a family member who was suffering some generalised complaints (chest and abdominal pain). Very soon after...[Read more]
Veterinarian using Sonosite ultrasound for equine medicine
Ultrasound has been used in veterinary medicine for over two decades, and is now an essential tool for vets investigating a wide range of pathologies . Equine medicine, in particular, relies on highly portable ultrasound systems to investigate lameness and...[Read more]
Every year the world's oceans lose roughly 100 million sharks due to human hunting. The big problem? Scientists don't know how to manage the population back. As an apex predator, sharks regulate smaller predators in the food chain, helping to...[Read more]