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Gender differences based on culturally defined roles create unique issues for women with respect to pain and opioid addiction and misuse. A report issued earlier this summer by the U.S. Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force, “Pain Management Best...[Read more]
Over the last two years, the U.S. Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force studied how pain is treated in the military and veteran populations to make recommendations to improve the treatment of acute and chronic pain. The Task Force...[Read more]
Emergency physician Dr. Elijah Katz has worked with SonoSite ultrasound machines for several clinical and teaching missions around the world. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is a large part of Dr. Katz’s practice both at home and abroad, and he currently serves...[Read more]
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]