Search Tag: Ultrasound

Health Management

Guiding paediatric vascular access

2017 09 Nov

NICE guidelines for ultrasound-guided placement of central venous lines in adults and children were first issued in the UK in October 2002. Dr James Bennett, Consultant Anaesthetist at Birmingham Children's Hospital, discusses how the debate has since moved on from whether ultrasound should be used for vascular access, to what other information and... Read more

Health Management

Update on medical student education

2017 09 Nov

One of the main projects of EUROSON School is the introduction of Ultrasound in medical student education as it could be beneficial for many reasons.   In the last year, EFSUMB Education and Professional Standards Committee (EPSC) along with the Publication committee cooperated on several educational and research projects and the organisation of several... Read more

Health Management

Future of imaging

2017 19 Sep

What does radiologist Prof. Paul Sidhu have planned for his tenure as Presidency of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) and what are his thoughts on future trends in imaging?Congratulations on being elected to the Presidency of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.... Read more

IMAGING Management

Samsung Presents Clinical Usability of its Ultrasound Imaging Technology at ISUOG 2017

2017 18 Sep

Prof. Lami Yeo, M.D., presents clinical research using Samsung’s diagnostic imaging solution which shows 95% accuracy for the prenatal detection of congenital heart diseaseSamsung Medison, a global medical equipment company and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, is hosting a number of seminars at the 27th World Congress of the International Society... Read more

ICU Management

Ultrasound-guided mechanical ventilation

2017 15 Sep

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is now a tool used worldwide, integrating clinical assessment of the critically ill. In this review, we focus on lung, diaphragm and cardiac ultrasound in the management of the mechanically ventilated patient. Ultrasound provides useful information to assess and monitor lung aeration, to set mechanical ventilation and... Read more

Health Management

Volume 17 - Issue 3, 2017

2017 21 Aug

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Health Management

Teaching Ultrasound Imaging Online: The Educator's Viewpoint

2017 21 Aug

Why did you decide to offer this course?   A major reason for developing this course was to share health-related activities at the University of Twente, specifically our experience and research with ultrasound technology. We wanted to transfer the philosophy that having both clinical and technical knowledge in the (daily) use of medical technologies... Read more

IMAGING Management

Ultrasound Recommended for Intussusception Diagnosis

2017 20 Jun

The best available evidence recommends ultrasound as the diagnostic modality of choice for the diagnosis of ileocolic intussusception in children, according to new research published in the journal Academic Radiology. The study assessed the diagnostic performance of radiography, ultrasound, and computed tomography (CT) in the detection of intussusception.Intussusception... Read more

IMAGING Management

Use of Ultrasound in Children With Abdominal Trauma

2017 13 Jun

There is significant evidence that the routine use of sonography in emergency departments can improve care for adults when evaluating them for possible abdominal injuries. However, researchers at UC Davis Medical Center have found that there have been no significant improvements in care for paediatric trauma patients. Findings are published in the Journal... Read more

IMAGING Management

Streamlining Management of Cardiac Arrest with the Aid of Point-of-Care Ultrasound

2017 29 May

Point-of-care ultrasound plays an important role in the emergency sector, enabling hospital clinicians and paramedics responding to an urgent call for medical assistance to assess a patient’s condition. Dr Matthew Reed, an Emergency Medicine consultant at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, explained how ultrasound contributes to the management of cardiac... Read more