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Dr. Kapil Gupta is a professor at the Anesthesia and Critical Care Department, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital (VMMC & SJH), which is a 3500-bed multispecialty tertiary care government hospital in New Delhi, India. Dr. Gupta has over...[Read more]
The role of the anesthesiologist is evolving to include perioperative care With hospitals seeking innovative ways to streamline patient care and improve outcomes, anesthesiologists are increasingly expected to provide patient care beyond general anesthesia and nerve blocks. But beyond the...[Read more]
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai.jpg The Economic Times Healthworld recently released a short documentary exploring how point-of-care ultrasound improves patient outcomes at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai , one of the best multi-speciality hospitals located in the financial capital region...[Read more]
Dr. David Chaparro, in addition to working as an emergency doctor at the San Carlos Clinical Hospital in Madrid, also participates in humanitarian aid projects in some of the poorest countries in the world, treating patients, training other professionals in...[Read more]
Anyone who has ever tried to change the way medicine is practised 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]
Dr. Pradeep Suryawanshi, Professor & Head, Department of Neonatology at BVU Medical College, Pune, India has 15 years of experience in field of neonatology. He is the first person to commence point-of-care neonatal ultrasound and neonatal functional echocardiography courses in...[Read more]
The mission of Partners in Health (PIH) is to provide a preferential option for the underprivileged in health care. By establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations, PIH strives to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in...[Read more]
Dr. Amjad Maniar is a consultant anesthesiologist at People Tree Hospital in Bengaluru, India. He spoke with Sonosite about his journey from using landmark techniques to ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia. Discovering Ultrasound Back in early 2000, when I was a resident...[Read more]
Emergency room consultant Norbert Pfeufer, MBA, has developed and organized ultrasound workshops for anesthetists in Eritrea, Africa, for a number of years. This has helped to support doctors in the area that are faced with many daily challenges, including language...[Read more]
Costantino Balestra, Professor of Physiology at Haute Ecole Bruxelles-Brabant in Belgium, uses point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in environments that could not be more different from a typical hospital setting. His expertise lies in studying the effects of extreme conditions on the...[Read more]