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POCUS and SHOCK

2018 16 Oct

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is an invaluable tool to differentiate the various types of shock which may co-exist in the critically unwell patient. It is beyond the remit of this article to teach the skill of POCUS. Rather, it provides an overview of how the various POCUS modules could be integrated and utilised in the shocked patient.... Read more

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Point-of-care ultrasound: a reliable bedrock of the general hospital

2018 11 Jul

Consultant anaesthetist Tim Pepall has been using SonoSite ultrasound systems for the past decade Point-of-care ultrasound is at the heart of Frimley Park Hospital’s anaesthesia department, guiding procedures such as vascular access and nerve blocks. Dr Tim Pepall, a consultant anaesthetist at Frimley Park, explained: “It’s essential to use... Read more

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The way forward for critical care ultrasound

2018 12 Jun

 The X-Porte’s touchscreen control and excellent image resolution offer significant benefits for time-critical care   Ultrasound technology is playing a key role in the diagnosis and treatment of critical care patients at Watford Hospital, part of West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Dr Devaraja Acharya, Consultant in Anaesthesia and... Read more

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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

Health Management

Volume 18 - Issue 2, 2018

2018 20 Feb

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Point-of-care ultrasound helps save time and lives

2018 20 Feb

Time is of the essence in an emergency situation, and may be the difference between life and death. Ambulance crews on the front line must decide rapidly whether or not a patient is suffering from a life-threatening condition requiring specialist treatment, and point-of-care ultrasound can provide vital guidance. Geert-Jan Deddens, a nurse practitioner... Read more

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Gambian trip offers dialysis hope

2017 20 Dec

Point-of-care ultrasound is a valuable tool for successful dialysis fistula surgery, allowing pre‑operative mapping to find a suitable site and post‑operative fistula scanning to check for stenosis and adequate blood flow. Anna Jerram, a clinical vascular scientist at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, discusses the role POC ultrasound played... Read more

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SONOAUS18

2018 24 Feb

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Supporting the next generation of doctors

2017 18 Oct

Summer school delegates gain some hands-on experience with the SonoSite instruments   FUJIFILM SonoSite continues to maintain its strong focus on supporting medical training and education, and recently supplied instruments for a series of ultrasound workshops at the Doctors Academy International Medical Summer School. On the 31st of July 2017,... Read more

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FUJIFILM SonoSite most adopted and considered vendor for point-of-care ultrasound according to KLAS

2017 06 Oct

KLAS confirms the popularity of FUJIFILM SonoSite ultrasound systems FUJIFILM SonoSite has been named the  most adopted  and  most considered  brand of point-of-care (POC) ultrasound system in the USA by independent healthcare informatics agency KLAS Research. This year's KLAS report –  Ultrasound Imaging 2017  – conducted surveys and interviews... Read more