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Ultrasound-guidance has proven invaluable for the regional neurosurgical center at the Salford Royal Hospital outside Manchester, England. In addition to helping to improve patient safety, ultrasound is increasingly being used to guide regional anesthesia , offering a variety of benefits...[Read more]
According to a study conducted by Harvard researchers, emergency physicians in community-hospital settings that chose to use diagnostic point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in patient care saved patients, insurance companies, and hospitals significant sums of money, even if the results of an...[Read more]
Mosul, one of Iraq’s largest cities, is slowly rebuilding its healthcare infrastructure after years of war. Dr. Henryk Pich is doing his part to help. As a young man, Dr. Henryk Pich spent time travelling in the Middle East. Not...[Read more]
Ultrasound is a vital tool for vascular surgeons in the 21 st century. In the following essay, Dr. Fidel Fernández Quesada, a sixth-generation vascular surgeon and associate professor at the University of Granada, Spain, describes the difference that ultrasound has...[Read more]
To celebrate 20 years of helping clinicians bring ultrasound to the point of care , Sonosite partnered with Canadian NGO Bridge To Health and Uganda's Kigezi Healthcare Foundation (KIHEFO) to help them train Ugandan medical officers on how to diagnose...[Read more]
According to the World Health Organization, much of the world’s population has no access to ultrasound imaging . From the jungles of Panama to the mountains of Nepal, the clinicians that are a part of our Global Health Program and...[Read more]
Have you ever considered using point-of-care ultrasound but didn’t know where to begin? Fujifilm Sonosite customers have a powerful tool to help them ramp up their scanning skills, making the POCUS learning curve a lot less steep. Sonosite Institute.jpg We’re...[Read more]
Dr. Farah Chaudhry, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Leeds Sexual Health, West Yorkshire, describes how point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) allows her to give informed and clear assurances to women using long-acting contraception. I spent 10 years as a GP...[Read more]
Dr. Diku Mandavia joined Fujifilm Sonosite as an advisor back in 2007. But he first worked with point-of-care ultrasound when he trained in Emergency Medicine at Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center in 1991, during the Los Angeles...[Read more]