Search Tag: Point of care Ultrasound

ICU Management

Inside Story: How Ultrasound Is Proving An Ally To A Spanish Hospital Fighting COVID-19

2020 13 Apr

Tomás Villén is on a war footing. His hospital, Universitario Ramón y Cajal in the northern corner of Madrid, has been the epicenter of Spain’s battle against COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Together with Italy, Spain has borne the brunt of the pandemic in Europe. In late March and early April, roughly 300 new patients infected... Read more

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AI in the ER: This Software-Engineer-Turned-Doctor Helped Design A New Ultrasound Tool

2019 01 Nov

Each year, Emergency Departments (ED) across the United States see more than 145 million visits, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. Nearly two-and-a-half million ED patients end up getting some kind of diagnostic exam, like ultrasound, that confirms if a hospital stay is needed. In highly populated areas, doctors often struggle... Read more

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Fujifilm Sonosite Institute Now Available in Five Additional Languages

2019 24 Sep

Multi-lingual POCUS educational tools are the result of global member demand FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., specialists in developing cutting-edge, point-of-care ultrasound solutions, today announced that its SonoSite Institute, a comprehensive online educational resource dedicated to empowering and educating healthcare providers about point-of-care... Read more

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Fulfilling a promise to Mosul with point-of-care ultrasound

2018 11 Dec

Mosul, Iraq’s second city, is slowly rebuilding its healthcare infrastructure after years of war and destruction. Dr Henryk Pich, a consultant anaesthetist and intensive care physician at the University of Dresden, Germany, visited the region soon after the fighting had ended, supported by the independent aid organisation CADUS. Moved by the makeshift... Read more

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Driving regional anaesthesia forward with point-of-care ultrasound

2018 12 Nov

Point-of-care ultrasound is playing an important role in the anaesthesiology department at Spain’s Hospital Clínic 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 the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Barcelona, discusses... Read more

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2018 Yale Point of Care Ultrasound Course

2018 28 Feb

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