Specialities

SonoSite blog: POCUS Guidelines for Pediatric Access
More than five million central venous catheter (CVC) lines are placed in hospitals each year, making it one of the most common invasive emergency room procedures . Although NICE guidelines for ultrasound-guided placement of central venous lines in adults and...[Read more]
SonoSite blog: Scottish Program Puts POCUS in Rural Ambulances
FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will soon be providing pre-hospital diagnostics across the Scottish Highlands as part of the innovative SatCare trial . This study aims to combine POC ultrasound and advanced communications to enable remote image interpretation...[Read more]
Point-of-care ultrasound is fast becoming a key instrumental technique in nephrology, supporting diagnostics and improving delivery of renal replacement therapy and subsequent vascular monitoring. Here are the top 9 reasons why nephrologists can't afford to ignore ultrasound-guided procedures and applications...[Read more]
Did you know that nearly half of all opioid overdoses involve a prescription? Physicians are beginning to tackle the problem at ground zero: in the ED, where many patients receive their first prescription opioids. From treating acute traumatic pain to...[Read more]
SonoSite at ASA2017
SonoSite is proud to participate in A nesthesiology 17, North America’s premier Anesthesia conference . Point-of-care ultrasound offers improved visualization for everything from bedside echo to ultrasound-guided regional nerve blocks for post-operative pain control . This year, physician guest speakers...[Read more]
With constant pressure on healthcare providers to improve the quality and efficiency of care while reducing costs, standardization of patient management is a logical step towards more streamlined services . Anesthesia is one area that is beginning to embrace this...[Read more]
A SonoSite SII point-of-care ultrasound system recently played a key role in an innovative procedure of thyroid surgery without the use of general anesthetic. Dr. Rüdiger Eichholz, a consultant anesthetist working for private practice in Stuttgart, Germany, explained the case...[Read more]
Dr. Christophe Aveline recently sat down with SonoSite to discusses the importance of the TUBE approach for anaesthetists who specialize in patient care in surgical and emergency procedures, as well as intensive care.
Anaesthetists working in perioperative medicine have increasingly taken a whole body approach to patient evaluation known as TUBE – Total Ultrasound Body Examination – thanks to the development of point-of-care ultrasound . Dr. Christophe Aveline, Consultant Anaesthetist in critical care...[Read more]
SonoSite - Concerns about POCUS in Australia
by Rich Fabian, Chief Operating Officer, FUJIFILM SonoSite A recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald about a push for increased point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) funding caught my eye. I was initially excited that the topic was receiving such prominent placement,...[Read more]
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...[Read more]