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Dr Farah Chaudhry, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Leeds Sexual Health, West Yorkshire, describes how point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) allows her to give informed and clear assurances to women using long-acting contraception. I spent 10 years as a GP...[Read more]
FUJIFILM SonoSite has recently become an Official Supplier of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship (BSB), providing point-of-care ultrasound systems to support the first-class care of riders and teams competing in the championship. The company’s robust and highly portable ultrasound systems...[Read more]
Doctors working in the eight-bed Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Ramón y Cajal University Hospital in Madrid use point-of-care ultrasound extensively to evaluate the condition of critically ill children, and find itessential to their work.Dr José Luis Vázquez Martínez,...[Read more]
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Point-of-care ultrasound is an essential tool for busy nephrology departments, and dialysis units in particular. Dr. Christoph C. Haufe, clinical lead at an outpatient dialysis centre in Erfurt, Germany, discusses the use of the technique in daily practice and his...[Read more]
Point-of-care ultrasound is playing an important role in the anaesthesiology department at Spain’s Hospital Clinic of Barcelona. Dr Xavier Sala-Blanch, Senior Doctor and Head of Section in the hospital’s Department of Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation and Associate Professor of Anatomy in...[Read more]
2016 saw ARS Île-de-France and France AVC Île-de-France set up the AVC bus – or stroke bus – a mobile educational and screening campaign designed to help people minimise their risk of suffering a stroke. At each venue across Yvelines,...[Read more]
Dr. Paul Blackman is the Chief Medical Officer for Athletics Australia , a non-profit organisation that serves as the national governing body for athletics in Australia, and that is charged with ensuring adequate representation of Australia in athletics at regional...[Read more]
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales recently visited Pool House Equine Clinic to mark the opening of a new, purpose-built facility in Fradley, near Lichfield. This multimillion pound centre will support the provision of advanced equine veterinary services in...[Read more]
Point-of-care (POC) ultrasound is playing an increasing role in emergency medicine, providing the tools to help physicians rapidly and efficiently assess a wide range of patients. Dr Alberto Ángel Oviedo García, an emergency medicine specialist at the Hospital de Valme...[Read more]
Point-of-care ultrasound systems were originally designed for military applications, dealing with emergencies in a battlefield setting, and it is not surprising that they now play such a pivotal role in emergency vehicles around the world. Dr Ramón de Elías Hernandez,...[Read more]