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Dr. Martin Kelly is an attending physician in the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas. He has been involved in mission trips for 15 years, most of them in conjunction with Maranatha Volunteers International...[Read more]
With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issuing a Request for Information on ways to address the treatment of acute and chronic pain, and the treatment of substance use disorders including opioid use disorder , it is an...[Read more]
Thanks to an Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) research grant, a new ultrasound training initiative is helping emergency department clinicians in Australia more easily find a patient’s vein during cannulation . Gold Coast University Hospital Emergency Department physician Dr. Amy Archer-Jones...[Read more]
Australian nonprofit Globalinks Medical Foundation is dedicated to providing healthcare to global communities in remote locations where access to healthcare services is limited. Globalinks was founded by Dr. Peter Locke and his wife Carolyn following their experiences volunteering overseas, where...[Read more]
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 2018 article published in the ICU: Management & Practice section of HealthMangement.org , Drs. Adrian Wong and Jonathan Wilkinson discussed the benefits of deploying point-of-care ultrasound for patients in various forms of shock . They conclude that POCUS...[Read more]
Because ultrasound is not extensively taught in medical schools, clinicians are often left scrambling to learn this essential technology in an often chaotic ER or other high-pressure situations. SonoSite Institute was designed to address this very issue. SonoSite Institute empowers...[Read more]
Operation Restore Hope is an Australia-based surgical charity for less fortunate children in the Philippines with birth defects and deformities, especially cleft lip and cleft palate. ORH was founded in 1993 by Sydney plastic surgeon Dr. Darryl Hodgkinson and has...[Read more]
Matt Ostroff, MSN APN VABC, the vascular access coordinator at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson, New Jersey, is leading a revolution in point-of-care ultrasound ( POCUS ). Ostroff has helped pioneer a multi-disciplinary approach for vascular access , bringing different...[Read more]
Emergency physician Dr. Trish Henwood, president and co-founder of the PURE Initiative , has been in the frontlines of the battle against Ebola since 2014, when she traveled to Liberia to confront an outbreak. Dr. Henwood recently wrote an article...[Read more]