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Dr. Paul Blackman is the Chief Medical Officer for Athletics Australia , a non-profit organisation that serves as the national governing body for athletics in Australia, and that is charged with ensuring adequate representation of Australia in athletics at regional...[Read more]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]