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To celebrate 20 years of helping clinicians bring ultrasound to the point of care , Sonosite partnered with Canadian NGO Bridge To Health and Uganda's Kigezi Healthcare Foundation (KIHEFO) to help them train Ugandan medical officers on how to diagnose...[Read more]
According to the World Health Organization, much of the world’s population has no access to ultrasound imaging . From the jungles of Panama to the mountains of Nepal, the clinicians that are a part of our Global Health Program and...[Read more]
Sonosite-portable-ultrasound.png The increased adoption of portable ultrasound has transformed critical care by helping physicians make precise bedside diagnoses in critically ill patients. Safe, accurate, non-invasive, and affordable, point-of care-ultrasound is gaining popularity over other imaging modalities (like X-ray) as it...[Read more]
During recent floods in the southern Indian province of Kerala , the Kerala Flood Disaster relief team sent by Kasturba Medical College, Manipal borrowed a Sonosite M-Turbo ultrasound machine to assist in assessing and triaging flood victims. The team arrived...[Read more]
A decade ago, interventional procedures were performed under fluoroscopy or CT guidance, and few interventions were done blindly through landmark technique by pain management practitioners. Today, invasive procedures & joints injections are no longer performed blind and potential complications like...[Read more]
Aora India 2018
We are going to attend Academy of Regional Anaesthesia of India (AORA 2019). Please register http://aoraindia2019.com . Subsidised registration fee for countries with special status. Learn more.[Read more]
Globally, breast cancer kills more than half a million women per year. Timely detection can make a drastic difference in survival rates, and ultrasound imaging is gaining popularity in early detection of breast cancer. Portable ultrasound machines are used for...[Read more]
Ultrasound imaging has become imperative in neonatal & pediatric intensive care unit (NICU& PICU) for the evaluation and delivery of care. The introduction of a high-quality, reasonably priced, portable ultrasound unit has now made it possible for neonatologists & pediatricians...[Read more]
Point-of-care ultrasound is efficient. It is non-invasive. It is safe. And fortunately for everyone, it is becoming more and more ubiquitous. Most of the public is introduced to ultrasound when it was used to begin monitoring fetal and maternal health...[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]