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More than five million central venous catheter (CVC) lines are placed in hospitals each year, making it one of the most common invasive emergency room procedures . Although NICE guidelines for ultrasound-guided placement of central venous lines in adults and...[Read more]
FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will soon be providing pre-hospital diagnostics across the Scottish Highlands as part of the innovative SatCare trial . This study aims to combine POC ultrasound and advanced communications to enable remote image interpretation...[Read more]
During the Summer of 2017, a group of healthcare professionals – the majority from the Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca (HCUVA) in Murcia, Spain – travelled to Kenya in partnership with the Spanish NGO Cirugía Solidaria . They...[Read more]
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is an essential everyday tool in sports medicine at the Clinica Ivre in Valencia, Spain. Trauma specialist Dr. Miguel Ángel Buil-Bellver describes how ultrasound examination of the musculo-skeletal system has made diagnosing injuries easier and quicker, informing...[Read more]
The Race Across America is billed as the world’s toughest bicycle race; a non-stop, coast-to-coast, transcontinental trek from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland . Racers cycle for over 3,000 miles across 12 states of frequently arid terrain, and climb 170,000...[Read more]
Point-of-care ultrasound is fast becoming a key instrumental technique in nephrology, supporting diagnostics and improving delivery of renal replacement therapy and subsequent vascular monitoring. Here are the top 9 reasons why nephrologists can't afford to ignore ultrasound-guided procedures and applications...[Read more]
Dr. Alfredo Tirado is from Florida Hospital in Orlando, and has been leading an emergency response mission in Puerto Rico to help with Hurricane Maria relief. FUJIFILM SonoSite has contributed four M-Turbos to the medical recovery efforts, and Dr. Tirado...[Read more]
Did you know that nearly half of all opioid overdoses involve a prescription? Physicians are beginning to tackle the problem at ground zero: in the ED, where many patients receive their first prescription opioids. From treating acute traumatic pain to...[Read more]
SonoSite is proud to participate in A nesthesiology 17, North America’s premier Anesthesia conference . Point-of-care ultrasound offers improved visualization for everything from bedside echo to ultrasound-guided regional nerve blocks for post-operative pain control . This year, physician guest speakers...[Read more]
With constant pressure on healthcare providers to improve the quality and efficiency of care while reducing costs, standardization of patient management is a logical step towards more streamlined services . Anesthesia is one area that is beginning to embrace this...[Read more]