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November 14, 2017 Anesthesiology News Edward R. Mariano, MD, MAS With growing concern regarding the opioid epidemic in the United States, Dr. Edward Mariano, Chief of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System...[Read more]
SonoSite: Ultrasound-Guidance for Fistula Surgery in The Gambia
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...[Read more]
The Race Across America is billed as the world’s toughest bicycle race; a non-stop, coast-to-coast, transcontinental trek from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland . Racers cycle for over 3,000 miles across 12 states of frequently arid terrain, and climb 170,000...[Read more]
SonoSite ultrasound machines in Puerto Rico
Dr. Alfredo Tirado is from Florida Hospital in Orlando, and has been leading an emergency response mission in Puerto Rico to help with Hurricane Maria relief. FUJIFILM SonoSite has contributed four M-Turbos to the medical recovery efforts, and Dr. Tirado...[Read more]
Becker's Infection Control and Clinical Quality Judy Padula, MSN, RN and Matthew Ostroff, ARNP With hospitals continuing to be measured on patient safety related criteria such as number of central-line associated blood stream infections, it is important for hospital leadership...[Read more]
Dr. Thomas Sullivan recently returned from Quang Nam province in Vietnam , where he had volunteered at a series of clinics in late July, with the assistance of ASSORV through the Vietnam Health Clinic group of the University of Washington...[Read more]
Audrey E. Stryker, MD - an Ob/Gyn and partner at Women's Ob-Gyn, P.C. - has been traveling to underdeveloped countries with SonoSite ultrasound systems since 2004. As a part of the IWISH Foundation (International Women & Infant Sustainable Healthcare), she...[Read more]
SonoSite handheld ultrasound for global health missions
Dr. Russell Engevik is an emergency room physician from California who volunteers with Lighthouse Medical Missions . He recently sent a video showing us how he utilizes a borrowed SonoSite iViz while working with patients in the hospital in the...[Read more]
FUJIFILM SonoSite Donates Portable Ultrasound Systems to Refugee Rescue Organization
FUJIFILM SonoSite has donated two M-Turbo point-of-care ultrasound systems to the non-governmental sea rescue organization Proactiva Open Arms, based in Badalona, Spain, to support efforts in rescuing refugees. Proaativa Open Arms specializes in surveillance and rescue missions of refugee-filled boats...[Read more]
SonoSite Edge II at the Gaes Titan Desert in 2017
The Gaes Titan Desert by Garmin is a 6-day endurance bike race over mountain terrain; the 2017 edition takes place in Morocco. From April 30-May 5, the Titan Desert saw over 463 top-level mountain bikers cover 380 miles of unyielding...[Read more]