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The Queen’s Hospital Emergency Department in Romford is showing off their four new Sonosite point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) machines which will allow them to examine patients quickly and accurately. Queen's Hospital, one of the busiest emergency wards in London, has a...[Read more]
The Economic Times Healthworld recently interviewed Dr Vikas Kohli , an American Board Certified Pediatric Cardiologist with more than 20 years of experience. Based in the Delhi Child Heart Center in New Delhi, Dr. Kohli practices non-invasive, interventional pediatric cardiology...[Read more]
The use of opioids in the ICU and the post-operative period is common, with patients often receiving opioids even after simple surgeries. Though opioids are effective in providing fast pain relief, the side effects of respiratory depression, cough suppression, confusion,...[Read more]
Veterinary surgeons have recognized the benefits of point-of-care ultrasound for over 30 years and how its use in large and small animal medicine informs diagnosis and minimizes surgical intervention . Beresford Capps, a veterinary surgeon based in Lewisham, South East...[Read more]
Sonosite Blog: Ultrasound for Elephant Medicine
India and Southeast Asia are home to the endangered Asian elephant, which is rapidly declining in numbers due to poaching and habitat destruction . In Myanmar, there are currently around 5,000 wild elephants, and another 3,500 that have worked in...[Read more]
Sonosite blog post: Dr. Martin Langer, clinical lead for emergency medicine at the Evangelisches Krankenhaus Unna
Time is of the essence in the emergency department, where a prompt diagnosis can literally mean the difference between life and death . In this environment, access to point-of-care ultrasound is essential, providing vital information to help clinicians rapidly determine...[Read more]
Sonosite blog: Keeping players on the field with the aid of ultrasound technology
Professional sportsmen and women rely on rapid, accurate assessment and treatment of injuries to allow them to regain match fitness and return to the field at the earliest opportunity . At Harlequin FC rugby club, point-of-care ultrasound complements physical examination...[Read more]
Sonosite blog: The growth of portable ultrasound in primary care
In the last decade there has been a widespread adoption of portable ultrasound in point of care (POCUS) for primary care . Its potential for timely assessment and rapid diagnosis continues to attract family doctors, and more and more are...[Read more]
Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia (USGRA) in 21 st century has set a new standard of perioperative care for a wide range of surgical sub-specialty procedures, including orthopedic, general, thoracic, colorectal, breast, gynecologic and cosmetic surgery. The use of Ultrasound guided...[Read more]
Dr Jennifer Hanko smiles on left side of image. On the right side, a different healthcare worker sets up a dialysis patient, who cannot be fully seen.
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in nephrology for guiding the creation of fistulas and informing decisions on their viability and performance for dialysis. Dr. Jennifer Hanko is a consultant nephrologist at Belfast City Hospital , a 900-bed modern university...[Read more]