Anesthesiology

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force issued the report “Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations.” The U.S. Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force (Task Force) was created under the 2016...[Read more]
In a July 2019 article published in HealthManagement.org , Dr. Francois Louw M.D., clinical assistant professor at the Bill Nelems Pain and Research Centre at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, described an extensive list of strategies to reduce opioid...[Read more]
The Economic Times Healthworld.com covered Fujifilm SonoSite’s exhibit of its latest ultrasound products at the 9 th National Conference of Academy of Regional Anesthesia (AORA) , organized by the Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Care, Ganga Hospital from July 4-7,...[Read more]
Dr. T.V.S. Gopal, Head of the Department of Anaesthesia and Associate Medical Director at CARE Hospitals in Hyderabad, India , has been practicing for more than 30 years. In this recent interview, Dr. Gopal discusses how POCUS has transformed the...[Read more]
The Economic Times: Healthworld recently released a short documentary exploring how point-of-care ultrasound improves patient outcomes at Medanta Hospital - The Medicity in Gurugram, one of the leading multi-speciality hospitals in the Delhi-Capital region in India. In the documentary, Healthworld...[Read more]
Dr. David B. Goodie, a Specialist Anesthetist with the Fiji Orthopaedic Outreach, recently returned from a weeklong charitable medical mission in Fiji. For this mission, SonoSite lent Dr. Goodie an M-Turbo, which he promptly put to good use at the...[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]
SonoSite blog post: Dr. Martin Langer, clinical lead for emergency medicine at the Evangelisches Krankenhaus Unna
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 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]
SonoSite ultrasound Jim Corcoran blog
Ultrasound-guidance has proven invaluable for the regional neurosurgical center at the Salford Royal Hospital outside Manchester, England. In addition to helping to improve patient safety, ultrasound is increasingly being used to guide regional anesthesia , offering a variety of benefits...[Read more]