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Ultrasound crtical to stabilizing patients and saving lives
In the world of emergency medicine, there’s nothing fun about the guessing game. With a seriously ill or injured patient, every second counts and the wrong diagnosis can actually have a significant impact on health. That’s why having all available...[Read more]
Pregnant Manatee Returned to the Wild
When you think of manatee migration, you don’t normally picture aircraft. But that is how Washburn the pregnant manatee was transported from Massachusetts, where she was rescued (just off the coast) to Sea World in Orlando, Florida, where she spent...[Read more]
Dr. Sonia Szlyk, an anesthesiologist and director of regional anesthesia for North American Partners in  Anesthesia's Mid-Atlantic division, explains how local anesthesia (aided by ultrasound guidance) is  helping control post-operative discomfort wit
It’s no secret that the U.S. is in the throes of a major heroin epidemic, at least partly caused by the over-prescription of opioid painkillers by well-meaning physicians. When it comes to perioperative pain control, there are new ways to...[Read more]
Log into SonoSite Institute today, and begin your ultrasound-guided paravertebral nerve block education with our new learning module
Log into SonoSite Institute today, and begin your ultrasound-guided paravertebral nerve block education with our new learning module. This module will show you how to: Describe the indications and contraindications of an ultrasound-guided paravertebral nerve block. Review the gross and...[Read more]
Dr. Thomas Grau, Head of Anaesthesia, Surgery, Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Pain at the Gütersloh Clinic, first studied ultrasound for a PhD on spinal imaging at Heidelberg University Hospital in the 1990s. 25 years on, he reflects on the role p
Dr. Thomas Grau, Head of Anaesthesia, Surgery, Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Pain at the Gütersloh Clinic, first studied ultrasound for a PhD on spinal imaging at Heidelberg University Hospital in the 1990s. 25 years on, he reflects on the...[Read more]
: Andrea Karim, Brett Hagardt, and Scott Hirschi  In the original C-Booth at LAC
Every year, roughly 30 FUJIFILM SonoSite employees are given the opportunity to observe our point-of-care ultrasound machines in action as we follow doctors and sonographers at several Los Angeles-area medical institutions, including Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Center , LA County Hospital ,...[Read more]
Anaesthetist Dr Philippe Grillo explains the role of point-of-care ultrasound in ensuring effective nerve blocks and post-operative pain relief.
The Clinique Juge is a Marseille clinic specialising in ambulatory surgery. Combining regional anaesthesia with focused pre- and post-operative care, the clinic aims to allow patients to return home soon after orthopaedic surgery, often on the same day as their...[Read more]
If you’re headed to ACEP16, here’s a list of the Top Five Tips and Trends to look for.
There are a lot of things Las Vegas is known for – gambling, over-the-top entertainment, and world-class dining. Now there’s one more thing to add to that list: ACEP 2016 – the leading event for emergency medicine. In a few...[Read more]
3 Steps to Get Buy-in for your POCUS Expansion Program
Anyone who has ever tried to change the way medicine is practiced knows that inertia makes it difficult to get buy-in from colleagues and administrators. Introducing a relatively familiar technology, like point-of-care ultrasound, into a broader hospital setting might not...[Read more]
Placing a central venous catheter using ultrasound guidance
Central line complications: they’re risky, costly, and all-around burden to healthcare. Whether it’s CLABSIs or iatrogenic pneumothoraxes, CVC complications are not just terrifying for patients and unnerving for doctors; they are also costly for medical facilities. Fortunately, there are tested...[Read more]