Nerve blocks

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]
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 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]
The scope of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia has grown significantly in recent years, and is now a key technique for pain control . Dr. Jens Döffert, consultant anesthetist at Kreisklinikum Calw in Germany, discusses the advances in regional anesthesia in his...[Read more]
Anesthesiologist Dr. Frances Chow works to bring ultrasound-guided nerve blocks to British Columbia Cancer Agency , Vancouver, BC, Canada. British Columbia Cancer Agency has among the best cancer outcomes in the world, including highest of the G7 countries for childhood...[Read more]
SonoSite POCUS Profile
Dr. Ilyas Tugtekin, a consultant anesthetist from Ulm University Medical Center in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, travels to Kumasi, Ghana to help establish an ultrasound training center for doctors all over West Africa. Funded by the Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation – a non-profit...[Read more]
Hospital Continues Efforts to Reduce Opioid Over-Prescription
St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey has been among the forefront of medical providers who are attempting to stem the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic where it often starts: the Emergency Department . Fujifilm SonoSite has been delighted...[Read more]