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SonoSite Edge II for Equine veterinary ultrasound
Pool House Equine Clinic of Fradley, England, recently marked the opening of a new, purpose-built veterinary facility . This center will support the provision of advanced equine veterinary services in the Midlands, and the practice has chosen a FUJIFILM SonoSite...[Read more]
SonoSite POCUS Profile: Dr. Meuser-Herr
Pneumonia is a major cause of childhood mortality and morbidity globally – particularly in resource-poor environments – and diagnosis of pneumonia can be complex . The current gold standard diagnostic technique is a chest X-ray, looking for the presence or...[Read more]
Dr. Jose Luis Vazquez Martinez
Doctors working in the eight-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Ramón y Cajal University Hospital in Madrid use point-of-care ultrasound extensively to evaluate the condition of critically ill children, and find it essential to their work . Dr. José...[Read more]
SonoSite POCUS Profile: Dr. Xavier Sala-Blanch
Point-of-care ultrasound is playing an important role in the anesthesiology department at Spain’s Hospital Clinic of Barcelona . Dr. Xavier Sala-Blanch, Senior Doctor and Head of Section in the hospital’s Department of Anesthesiology and Resuscitation and Associate Professor of Anatomy...[Read more]
POCUS Profile: Dr. Sameer Bhandari
Dr. Sameer Bhandari, a Consultant in Anesthesia and Intensive Care at Pinderfields General Hospital in Wakefield, England, plays an integral role in the company’s Complete Ultrasound-guided Regional Anesthesia Education (CURE) course . Here, he describes how he teaches ultrasound-guided regional...[Read more]
Children in Haiti are Carrying Yellow Water Jugs and Smiling at Camera
The following is a letter from Dr. Samuel Abelson, an emergency medicine physician who lives in Minneapolis. Four years ago, Project Medishare began teaching point-of-care ultrasound to the staff at Hospital Bernard Mevs in Port Au Prince. Through the SonoSite...[Read more]
SonoSite MSK portable ultrasound uses
Researchers obtained data from the public Medicare files to find data on provider referral for medical imaging to identify the providers referring MSK extremity imaging examinations to radiologists . The results? In 2014, a total of 4,275,647 MSK extremity imaging...[Read more]
SonoSite and ultrasound guided vascular access
How does ultrasound-guided vascular access improve care and reduce costs? In a new article in Axis Imaging, Fujifilm SonoSite's Chief Medical Officer Diku Mandavia writes about how Matthew Ostroff, ARNP, a vascular access specialist at St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, a...[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 lectures about patient care at Floating Doctors headquarters in Panama.
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 generalized complaints (chest and abdominal pain). Very soon after...[Read more]