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Portable Ultrasound for Heart Failure

2016 01 Jul

Ultrasound Exam Changed Treatment in 30 of 119 Cases Cardiac nurses in Norway trained in the use of handheld pocket ultrasound devices have improved diuretic dosing in patients by calculating fluid retention both in the pleural cavities (between the two membranes surrounding the lungs) and the inferior vena cava of heart failure patients.  By detecting... Read more

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Samsung Medison Releases the HM70A With Plus, Delivering Excellent Mobility

2016 30 Jun

Applying more transducers and better imagingA versatile shared-service provider in general imaging, OB/GYN, cardiovascular and MSK Samsung Medison, a global medical equipment company, released the ’HM70A with Plus’, an upgraded hand-carried portable ultrasound device from the original HM70A. With additional transducers and enhanced imaging, HM70A with... Read more

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Volume 15 - Issue 3, 2015

2015 06 Oct

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Ultrasound, Algorithms Detect Bacterial Meningitis in Babies

2015 12 Jun

Researchers have developed a portable ultrasound device that is expected to revolutionise the detection of bacterial meningitis in infants. Currently the only test to diagnose the condition is through a lumbar puncture, a painful and difficult procedure to perform on babies.The new device will allow bacterial meningitis to be diagnosed in babies with... Read more

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Ultrasound for Diagnosing Minor Fractures

2015 17 May

Use of portable ultrasound has been shown to be effective in detecting the presence of minor fractures in patients presenting to a minor injuries unit. Results of the study, published in the journal Emergency Nurse, showed that 85 percent of patients with a fracture confirmed by x-ray had injuries detected through ultrasonography. The findings mean... Read more


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