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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]
Dr. Christophe Aveline recently sat down with SonoSite to discusses the importance of the TUBE approach for anaesthetists who specialize in patient care in surgical and emergency procedures, as well as intensive care.
Anaesthetists working in perioperative medicine have increasingly taken a whole body approach to patient evaluation known as TUBE – Total Ultrasound Body Examination – thanks to the development of point-of-care ultrasound . Dr. Christophe Aveline, Consultant Anaesthetist in critical care...[Read more]
POCUS Profile: Dr. Torsten Müller
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is rapidly becoming a crucial tool for emergency medicine in Germany, and it's increasingly common for ambulances and emergency doctor vehicles to be equipped with POCUS systems. Dr. Torsten Müller is the medical head of rescue services...[Read more]
SonoSite - Concerns about POCUS in Australia
by Rich Fabian, Chief Operating Officer, FUJIFILM SonoSite A recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald about a push for increased point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) funding caught my eye. I was initially excited that the topic was receiving such prominent placement,...[Read more]
Point-of-care ultrasound plays an important role in the emergency sector, enabling hospital clinicians and paramedics responding to an urgent call for medical assistance to assess a patient’s condition. Dr Matthew Reed, an Emergency Medicine consultant at the Royal Infirmary of...[Read more]
Audrey E. Stryker, MD - an Ob/Gyn and partner at Women's Ob-Gyn, P.C. - has been traveling to underdeveloped countries with SonoSite ultrasound systems since 2004. As a part of the IWISH Foundation (International Women & Infant Sustainable Healthcare), she...[Read more]
How valuable is the use of point-of-care ultrasound in resuscitation situations? Consider the following case study, provided by Dr. Mark Mensour, ER physician, Assistant Professor at the Northern Ontario (Canada) School of Medicine and course developer for Emergency healthcare practitioners...[Read more]
SonoSite handheld ultrasound for global health missions
Dr. Russell Engevik is an emergency room physician from California who volunteers with Lighthouse Medical Missions . He recently sent a video showing us how he utilises a borrowed SonoSite iViz while working with patients in the hospital in the...[Read more]