Visual Medicine Blog

Dr. Raj Tobin, Director & Head of the Department of Anaesthesiology at Max Super Specialty Hospital in Saket, New Delhi has 28 years of experience in anaesthesiology. We interviewed Dr. Tobin to learn about the various clinical applications and the...[Read more]
This post is the second part of Dr. Jonathan “Jono” Henry’s report from the Pacific nation of Vanuatu. Be sure to read the first chapter of his remarkable report . Out in the peripheries, supply chains fail frequently: depleted electrolyte...[Read more]
A new study published by the National Institutes of Health’s Journal of Pain reveals that first-time patients suffering from chronic MSK pain are prescribed opioids more often than non-drug treatments. Researchers analyzed data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey...[Read more]
Nurse educator Abigail Butts MS, RN, CCNS, CCRN is the Communications Project Manager of Three Roots International , a nonprofit that partners with communities in Ethiopia to cultivate community development and economic capacity by empowering families through education, health, and...[Read more]
RAD-AID International works to optimize access to medical imaging, radiology services, and nursing care and education in over 30 countries around the world. In a recent medical mission to Guyana, diagnostic registered sonographer Radha Persaud, RDMS, RDCS, RT joined a...[Read more]
An X-ray machine isn’t always necessary to image a broken bone. In an article published in the Queensland government’s healthcare site Gold Coast Health , Dr. Peter Snelling of Gold Coast University Hospital explains how he uses ultrasound to identify...[Read more]
Emergency physician Dr. Steven Boutrus was kind enough to write this article for Fujifilm Sonosite about his use of ultrasound during a medical mission for Grace Dental and Medical Missions . Boïffo is a rural village in the far north...[Read more]
Emergency physician Jessica Schmidt, MD, MPH, assistant professor at the School of Medicine and Public Health at University of Wisconsin, Madison, recently returned from a very productive visit to Uganda. Physicians at the University of Wisconsin Madison have partnered with...[Read more]
Emergency physicians must make life-saving decisions as quickly as possible to choose the correct treatment and direct patients to an appropriate hospital. Emergency department chief Dr. Sylvain Benenati and emergency doctor Dr. David Sapir, both from Melun Hospital in France,...[Read more]
Dr. Jeff Dan, MD is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Baystate Medical Center, which serves as a regional campus for the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He recently returned from his third trip to Vientiane, Laos on behalf...[Read more]