Search Tag: point-of-care ultrasound

IMAGING Management

Sonosite & Partners Healthcare Endeavor to Make POCUS Accessible for Higher Quality Patient Care

2019 11 Sep

Collaboration to develop artificial intelligence (AI) enhanced ultrasound technology aimed at increasing the utility of ultrasound and improving our nation’s healthcare system   FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. has announced the launch of a strategic relationship with Partners HealthCare to apply artificial intelligence to improve the utility and functionality... Read more

IMAGING Management

Peterborough City Hospital One for all – standardising medical equipment

2019 26 Jul

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in hospitals across the country. However, as these systems are often shared between departments, and consultants may work at more than one hospital within a trust, there is a clear advantage to choosing instruments from a single supplier wherever possible. Jim McWilliams, Associate Director for Technical... Read more

ICU Management

A solid future for point-of-care ultrasound in intensive care

2019 19 Jul

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has become an established tool for the rapid assessment and diagnosis of patients across a variety of medical disciplines, not least in the high-octane environment of intensive care medicine. Dr. Timm Steuber, senior consultant and head of the ICU at Evangelisches Krankenhaus Unna, Germany, discusses his day-to-day... Read more

Executive Health Management

EUROSON 2019 welcomes world of ultrasound

2019 22 May

Initiatives to expand the meeting globally   Prof. Sidhu, talks to Healthmanagement.org about EUROSON 2019 and EFSUMB initiatives in the pipeline.   EFSUMB and FESUMB welcome the imaging and ultrasound community to Granada for EUROSON 2019. This year EUROSON will be held simultaneously with the XXX Annual Meeting of AEED (Asociación Española... Read more

Executive Health Management

Clinical ultrasound in the age of artificial intelligence

2019 22 Feb

The foremost expert in critical care ultrasound on the value of natural vs artificial intelligence in medicine.   Ultrasound is a tool like no other in medicine. Most importantly, because it is a work of the hand and the eye, combining the art of reasoning, common sense (that is, intelligence), it provides a unique opportunity for the physician... Read more

ICU Management

Abdominal point-of-care ultrasound in critical care

2019 24 Jan

The secrets of the abdomen Overview of abdominal point-of-care ultrasound use in the ICU, potential diagnoses and findings common to the critical care patient population.   The use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in critical care as a diagnostic and monitoring tool is rapidly expanding. While its role in cardiovascular and respiratory... Read more

IMAGING Management

Point-of-care ultrasound: the eyes and hands our forefathers never imagined

2019 15 Jan

Ultrasound is a vital tool for vascular surgeons in the 21st century. Dr Fidel Fernández Quesada , a sixth-generation vascular surgeon and associate professor at the University of Granada, Spain, describes the difference it has made to his clinical practice and reflects on what his forefathers would have made of such technological advancement.... Read more

ICU Management

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

IMAGING Management

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

IMAGING Management

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