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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]
20 to 1: New hospital program reduces number of failed IV insertion attempts
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]
Every year the world's oceans lose roughly 100 million sharks due to human hunting. The big problem? Scientists don't know how to manage the population back. As an apex predator, sharks regulate smaller predators in the food chain, helping to...[Read more]
SonoSite sells it's 100,000 system
FUJIFILM SonoSite employees sign the shipping container for the 100,000th system sold FUJIFILM SonoSite is delighted to announce that we have recently sold our 100,000th system. A SonoSite X-Porte, our premier kiosk ultrasound system , was delivered to a hospital...[Read more]
SonoSite blog: 9 Reasons Ultrasound is Invaluable for Nephrologists
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]
Battling Opioid Over-Prescription from Inside the ED
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]