Search Tag: POCUS

ICU Management

POCUS in Critical Care Physiotherapy: Give Me Sight Beyond Sight

2022 08 Dec

An overview of the main ultrasonographic tools that allow physiotherapists to improve their evaluation in the critical patient, described through the  mnemonic PHISIO. Introduction Ultrasound is considered to be the fifth pillar of the physical examination to provide and improve patient care (Narula et al. 2018). In critically ill patients,... Read more

ICU Management

Bedside Point-of-Care Ultrasound Use in the Critically Ill

2022 08 Dec

Historical Perspectives and a Path Forward Critical Care Ultrasound is a rapidly evolving field with an ever-expanding footprint in ICUs. While much progress has been made, ongoing efforts need to continue towards demonstrating impact on patient-oriented outcome measures and on defining educational curricula and competency requirements.... Read more

IMAGING Management

Richard Fabian Named Chief Executive Officer of FUJIFILM Sonosite

2022 30 Jun

Richard Fabian  has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, effective July 1, 2022. Richard joined the company as President and Chief Operating Officer in 2017.  “Richard has demonstrated the ability to lead FUJIFILM Sonosite through... Read more

Enterprise Imaging

8 Tips to Incorporate POCUS into Enterprise Imaging Programme

2021 09 Jun

The use of Point-of-care Ultrasound (POCUS) has been consistently increasing in recent years. The Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound and representatives of the American College of Radiology’s Commission on Ultrasound defined POCUS as “the sonographic evaluation of a patient performed and reported in a patient evaluation and management encounter.” ... Read more

ICU Management

Intensive Care Physiotherapists Should be Using Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

2021 19 Apr

An overview of the potential of POCUS on clinical decision making at the bedside and the need to add  it as a new diagnostic tool by intensive care physiotherapists. Introduction Intensive care physiotherapists often rely on standard assessment tools, such as measures of physiological function (arterial blood gases), adequacy/quality... Read more

ICU Management

2020 18 Apr

A Talk with Italian Critical Care Physician Enrico Storti Hospitals all over the world are working to rapidly expand their capacity to treat critically ill patients with COVID-19. To find out how hospitals on the frontlines of the pandemic are coping and the lessons learned that could help other hospitals prepare, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s Chief Medical... Read more

IMAGING Management

A targeted approach to pain management

2020 21 Mar

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has a significant role to play in pain management for patients around the world. Dr Victor Mayoral Rojals, Consultant Anaesthetist and head of the pain unit at the Bellvitge University Hospital, in Barcelona, Spain, discusses the development of a training programme dedicated to POCUS in pain management for anaesthetists... Read more

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Spreading Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Across Northern Spain

2019 19 Dec

The rapid scanning and dynamic imaging capabilities offered by point-of-care ultrasound make it an invaluable tool for emergency medicine. Dr Enrique Ortiz Villacian (from Emergency Services at Donostia University Hospital in San Sebastián) and Dr Juajo Zafra Sanchez (from the Emergency Unit at San Eloy Hospital in Barakaldo) discussed the role ultrasound... Read more

ICU Management

AI in the ER: This Software-Engineer-Turned-Doctor Helped Design A New Ultrasound Tool

2019 01 Nov

Each year, Emergency Departments (ED) across the United States see more than 145 million visits, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. Nearly two-and-a-half million ED patients end up getting some kind of diagnostic exam, like ultrasound, that confirms if a hospital stay is needed. In highly populated areas, doctors often struggle... Read more