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Veterinary surgeons have recognized the benefits of point-of-care ultrasound for decades and they value how its use in large and small animal medicine informs diagnosis and minimizes surgical intervention . Beresford Capps, a veterinary surgeon based in Lewisham, South East...[Read more]
SonoSite blog post: A one-stop musculoskeletal service for pain-free living
Jahrelang wirkten Physiotherapeuten in einem multidisziplinärem Team an der Seite von orthopädischen Chirurgen und Radiologen bei der Behandlung von Verletzungen des Bewegungsapparates (MSK) mit. In den letzten Jahren hat sich jedoch ein Wandel ihrer Rolle abgezeichnet . Suresh Sudula, Physiotherapeut...[Read more]
SonoSite Blog: Ultrasound for Elephant Medicine
India and Southeast Asia are home to the endangered Asian elephant, which is rapidly declining in numbers due to poaching and habitat destruction . In Myanmar, there are currently around 5,000 wild elephants, and another 3,500 that have worked in...[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 blog: Keeping players on the field with the aid of ultrasound technology
Professional sportsmen and women rely on rapid, accurate assessment and treatment of injuries to allow them to regain match fitness and return to the field at the earliest opportunity . At Harlequin FC rugby club, point-of-care ultrasound complements physical examination...[Read more]
SonoSite blog: The growth of portable ultrasound in primary care
In the last decade there has been a widespread adoption of portable ultrasound in point of care (POCUS) for primary care . Its potential for timely assessment and rapid diagnosis continues to attract family doctors, and more and more are...[Read more]
Dr Jennifer Hanko smiles on left side of image. On the right side, a different healthcare worker sets up a dialysis patient, who cannot be fully seen.
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in nephrology for guiding the creation of fistulas and informing decisions on their viability and performance for dialysis. Dr. Jennifer Hanko is a consultant nephrologist at Belfast City Hospital , a 900-bed modern university...[Read more]
SonoSite ultrasound and STARS air ambulance
STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service) Air Ambulance is a non-profit emergency air transport organization* that serves rural communities in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada. Funded by donations from private individuals, STARS was founded by Dr. Gregory Powell, who had...[Read more]
SonoSite ultrasound on Mt. Everest
Dr. Luanne Freer is, to put it mildly, comfortable with being uncomfortable. A trained emergency medicine physician who grew up in the Washington DC area, Dr. Freer serves as medical director of Yellowstone National Park through Medcor Inc. When she’s...[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]