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Matt Ostroff, MSN APN VABC, the vascular access coordinator at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson, New Jersey, is leading a revolution in point-of-care ultrasound ( POCUS ). Ostroff has helped pioneer a multi-disciplinary approach for vascular access , bringing different...[Read more]
Emergency physician Dr. Trish Henwood, president and co-founder of the PURE Initiative , has been in the frontlines of the battle against Ebola since 2014, when she traveled to Liberia to confront an outbreak. Dr. Henwood recently wrote an article...[Read more]
In a July 2019 study published in Annals of Emergency Medicine , researchers determined that ultrasound-guided line insertions improves the first-attempt success rates over traditional palpation methods for children with predicted difficult access. Previous research had shown successful first-attempt rates...[Read more]
Sports medicine specialist Dr. David Sealy, MD CAQSM works with the Volunteers in Medical Missions , a Christian medical organisation that sends 15 to 18 medical missions a year to countries around the world. Dr. Sealy returned from a 10-day...[Read more]
Emergency physician Dr. Chau Pham is the founder and Co-Chair of Canadians Helping Kids in Vietnam (CHKV) , an organisation established in 1995 to help improve the lives of the poorest in Vietnam by improving conditions that directly empower children...[Read more]
In a July 2019 article published in HealthManagement.org , Dr. Francois Louw M.D., clinical assistant professor at the Bill Nelems Pain and Research Centre at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, described an extensive list of strategies to reduce opioid...[Read more]
Image courtesy of Acclaim Physician Group Dr. Kent Brantly, a clinical faculty member of the John Peter Smith Family Medicine Residency in Fort Worth, Texas, recently returned from a medical mission in Kampala, Uganda. He loaned a portable ultrasound device...[Read more]
Ultrasound, CT scanners, and X-ray machines are medical technologies we generally take for granted. But in resource-limited areas around the world, access to these life-saving devices is severely limited. In a September 2017 feature in The Atlantic , medical writer...[Read more]
Dr. Jonathan “Jono” Henry is an emergency physician based in Melbourne, Australia. After he gave a talk at the 2018 ASUM Conference in Auckland , Dr. Henry was asked by the Vanuatu Ministry of Health to assist with emergency services...[Read more]
Asha Vihar is a development aid project in the state of Jharkhand, Eastern India that delivers free healthcare to those who need it most. Anesthetists Dr. Lukas Fischer and Dr. Peter Lembach volunteered at Asha Vihar’s annual surgical camp for...[Read more]