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Point-of-care ultrasound an integral part of emergency care at St Mary’s

2018 11 May

St Mary's Hospital relies on a SonoSite X-Porte to perform FAST scanning of trauma patients St Mary's Hospital is one of London's four major trauma centres, and uses point-of-care ultrasound extensively in the assessment of patients visiting its extremely busy A&E department. Dr Ehsan Hassan, a consultant in emergency medicine with a special... Read more

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Improving the efficiency and safety of regional anaesthesia with point-of-care ultrasound

2017 27 Sep

Dr Jim Corcoran carries out an ultrasound scan using the SonoSite instrument Ultrasound guidance is proving invaluable for the regional neurosurgical centre at the Salford Royal Hospital, helping to improve safety, save time and enhance the patient experience. Jim Corcoran, consultant neuroanaesthetist and clinical director for perioperative... Read more

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Point-of-care ultrasound is a hit in paediatric intensive care

2017 09 Sep

  Dr Akash Deep (right) and Vanessa Wickens, UK education manager and clinical lead at SonoSite, with the ultrasound system Ultrasound technology is helping the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at King’s College Hospital to rapidly obtain vascular access in critically ill patients. Dr Akash Deep, Director of PICU, explained: “PICU treats... Read more

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Point-of-Care Ultrasound goes Underground

2017 16 Jun

Consultant Anaesthetist Stephan Rauscher uses point-of-care ultrasound as part of his daily routine working in the emergency department (ED) at the Katharinenhospital in Stuttgart. He is also involved in the training and scheduling of emergency physicians from the department. Any of these clinicians could potentially be called to an emergency in the... Read more

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Point-of-Care Ultrasound Helps Streamline Management of Cardiac Arrest

2017 13 Jun

Point-of-care systems are ideal for the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh’s emergency ultrasound training programme Point-of-care ultrasound plays an important role in the management of cardiac arrest, as Dr Matthew Reed, an Emergency Medicine consultant at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, explained: “We know that the prognosis for a patient... Read more

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Ultrasound guidance improves the accuracy of epidurals

2017 17 May

 SonoSite’s X-Porte helps Dr Abraham Ssenoga to administer epidurals under ultrasound guidance. Anaesthetists at Liverpool Women’s Hospital are taking advantage of ultrasound guidance to administer epidurals, as consultant anaesthetist Dr Abraham Ssenoga explained: “Liverpool Women’s is a specialist obstetrics and gynaecology hospital that... Read more

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Reserve Your Spot to See the Next Generation of in Vivo Multi-Modal Imaging

2017 15 May

The Vevo® LAZR-X is the world’s only customizable imaging platform combining ultra high frequency ultrasound and photoacoustics for animal research applications. FUJIFILM VisualSonics Inc. is launching the Vevo LAZR-X system, the world’s only customizable imaging platform that combines ultra high frequency ultrasound and photoacoustics, at... Read more

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Point-of-care ultrasound systems prove ideal for the Children’s Acute Transport Service

2017 16 Feb

 Cathy Roberts from the Children’s Acute Transport Service finds SonoSite’s Edge system invaluable when transferring critically ill children between hospitals. The Children’s Acute Transport Service (CATS) depends on point-of-care ultrasound systems to get quick and accurate vascular access in critically ill children being transferred to specialist... Read more

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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