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Executive Health Management

The “One Stick Standard” for vascular access

2019 22 Feb

The role of ultrasound guidance in achieving a new safety goal   US visualisation: one-stick standard and how the practice can significantly reduce- or even eliminate- dangerous complications.   Obtaining vascular access is one of the most common procedures performed in U.S. hospitals, with more than 5 million central venous catheterisations... Read more

IMAGING Management

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Helps Emergency Care at King's College Hospital

2017 24 Jan

The Emergency Department at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a busy trauma centre dealing with over 400 cases every day. Point-of-care ultrasound has been used in the department of over 10 years, and now forms an integral part of many patient assessment pathways. Emergency Medicine Consultant Dr George Nada explained: “We currently use... Read more