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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]
SonoSite ultrasound machines in Puerto Rico
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 at ASA2017
SonoSite is proud to participate in A nesthesiology 17, North America’s premier Anaesthesia conference . Point-of-care ultrasound offers improved visualisation 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, standardisation of patient management is a logical step towards more streamlined services . Anaesthesia is one area that is beginning to embrace this...[Read more]
From July 1-2, the Morzine ski resort in Savoy, France hosted the Spartan Race , an obstacle course open to all physical abilities and all levels. Competitors from all over Europe took part in the event. With cold temperatures (54°F...[Read more]
Dr. Peter Steinmetz, co-chair of WCUME 2017 and Director of Undergraduate Bedside Ultrasound Teaching at McGill University answers questions around the use of point-of-care ultrasound ( POCUS ) and ensuring its proper use worldwide. You can listen to the audio...[Read more]
Dr. Thomas Sullivan recently returned from Quang Nam province in Vietnam , where he had volunteered at a series of clinics in late July, with the assistance of ASSORV through the Vietnam Health Clinic group of the University of Washington...[Read more]
A SonoSite SII point-of-care ultrasound system recently played a key role in an innovative procedure of thyroid surgery without the use of general anaesthetic. Dr. Rüdiger Eichholz, a consultant anaesthetist working for private practise in Stuttgart, Germany, explained the case...[Read more]
When Dr. Peter Steinmetz took on the task of ensuring McGill University’s medical school graduates would be proficient in the use of point-of-care ultrasound, he faced numerous challenges, not the least of which was the fact that the undergraduate medical...[Read more]