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Health Management

Training the Intensivists of the Future

2016 13 Nov

West Suffolk Hospital is a district general hospital located in a 19-hectare parkland site on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds. The hospital has a strong focus on ultrasound training, and its intensive care trainees have the opportunity to develop their skills in point-of- care cardiac and lung ultrasound using state-of-the-art equipment, as consultant... Read more

ICU Management

Embracing Emergency Ultrasound in Andalusia

2016 01 Nov

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 in Seville, has been instrumental in developing the use of POC ultrasound in Andalusia,... Read more

ICU Management

Using Point-Of-Care Ultrasound to Train the Intensivists of the Future

2016 24 Oct

Dr Kaushik Bhowmick regularly uses the X-Porte point-of-care ultrasound system in his daily practice West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds is using the latest generation point-of-care ultrasound system to help intensive care trainees develop their skills in cardiac and lung ultrasound, as consultant anaesthetist Dr Kaushik Bhowmick explained: “My... Read more

IMAGING Management

A Clear Path for Ambulatory Care

2016 20 Sep

The Clinique Juge  is a Marseille clinic specialising in ambulatory surgery. Combining regional anaesthesia with focused pre- and post-operative care, the clinic aims to allow patients to return home soon after orthopaedic surgery, often on the same day as their procedure. Anaesthetist Dr Philippe Grillo explains the benefits of this approach, and the... Read more

IMAGING Management

Point-of-care Ultrasound Helps Enhance Maternity Services in Africa

2016 15 Sep

The robustness of the NanoNaxx system makes it ideal for use in Africa.A unique collaboration between the charity Health Improvement Project Zanzibar (HIPZ) and the Zanzibar government has seen point-of-care ultrasound systems introduced into the country’s hospitals, helping to improve maternity services. Dr Ru MacDonagh, founder of HIPZ and a consultant... Read more

IMAGING Management

Healing Little Hearts with the Aid of Point-of-Care Ultrasound

2016 19 Jul

Surgical teams from the UK-based charity Healing Little Hearts are using point-of-care ultrasound to help accelerate recoveries and improve outcomes for paediatric patients with congenital heart defects. Healing Little Hearts provides life-saving heart operations to babies and children across India who would not otherwise have access to treatment, as... Read more

IMAGING Management

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Indispensable for Elite Sport in Wales

2016 25 May

Point-of-care ultrasound is an essential tool for Dr Mark Ridgewell, an early pioneer for sports and exercise medicine (SEM) and, for the past 13 years, consultant sports physician at the Sport Wales Institute. He explained: “Point-of-care musculoskeletal ultrasound has developed into an extremely useful tool for SEM, particularly in the last 10 years;... Read more

ICU Management

SonoSite’s X-Porte® Helps to Provide Continuity of Care

2016 27 Apr

Point-of-care ultrasound systems play an important role in the treatment of complicated medical cases at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford, as consultant intensivist and anaesthetist Dr Justin Kirk-Bayley explained. The Royal Surrey County Hospital is a 527-bed general hospital and a specialist tertiary centre for cancer, oral and maxillofacial surgery... Read more

IMAGING Management

High Flying Point-of-Care Ultrasound

2016 20 Apr

Ultrasound technology is taking to the skies with the Essex Herts Air Ambulance Trust, a charity that provides a free, life-saving Helicopter Emergency Medical Service for the critically ill and injured of Essex, Hertfordshire and the surrounding areas. Stuart Elms, Clinical Director of the Trust, explained: “We operate two helicopters crewed by full-time... Read more

IMAGING Management

Fujifilm Sonosite Announces Launch Of The New Sonosite Sii, The Simply Smart Ultrasound System

2016 12 Apr

FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc., specialists in developing cutting-edge ultrasound solutions and providing world-leading education to enable point-of-care visualization access has announced CE mark and 510(k) clearance for its new mountable ultrasound system, the SonoSite SII. Developed for regional anesthesia, vascular access and trauma applications, the SII... Read more


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