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Durability and reliability built into every ultrasound system made

Promotional feature As hospitals and clinics become more analytical about their purchasing decisions, they are starting to evaluate the total cost of ownership of capital equipment, including portable capital equipment,


Regional anaesthesia plays a crucial part in ERAS programmes

Promotional feature ERAS (Enhanced Recovery after Surgery) programmes use the combination of a multidisciplinary approach with technologies such as ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane (TAP) blocks to reduce opioid use following


Taking the clinic to the mountain

Promotional feature Dr Philippe Mahiou practices anaesthesia in the Grenoble area, splitting his time between a private clinic and working as a helicopter doctor attending mountaineering accidents. As part of


Getting to grips with ultrasound-guided pain control in Zambia

Promotional feature   Consultant and trainee anaesthetists from Surrey travelled to Lusaka with a point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) system, to train Zambian colleagues in ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia. Dr Madankumar Narayanan describes


Reducing pain and disability to restore children’s hopes and futures

Promotional feature Asha Vihar is a development aid project in the state of Jharkhand, Eastern India, that takes a holistic approach comprising conventional and alternative medicine to deliver free healthcare


One for all – standardising medical equipment

Promotional feature 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


SonoSite X-Porte™ proves a hit with A&E services in Chester

SonoSite X-Porte™ proves a hit with A&E services in Chester The Emergency Department at the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust was one of the first sites in the


Nepal earthquake victims benefit from ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia

Nepal earthquake victims benefit from ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia Point-of-care ultrasound technology proved vital to the Nepal disaster relief effort according to a consultant anaesthetist who travelled to the country to


Regional anaesthesia – the preferred choice?

Regional anaesthesia – the preferred choice? Point-of-care ultrasound plays an important role in regional anaesthesia at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Kings Lynn, explains James Stimpson NICE guidelines recommend the