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Ultrasound News: The New POCUS Guidelines from AAFP

The POCUS (point of care ultrasound) approach is one of the most important advancements in patient bedside care ever made. Sure, there have been numerous advancements – the stethoscope, heat monitors, and others – that have been vital in patient treatment and recovering, but the ultrasound has been a key factor in fields such as […]

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Using Ultrasound to Treat Essential Tremors

Did you know that essential tremors affect more than 15% (or 7.5 million) of the elderly US population? In addition, 60% of those affected find that the only help (albeit temporary) available is drug-based treatments involving beta blockers. But ultimately, these tremors have a profound effect on one’s quality of life as the tremors can make it […]

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Using Ultrasounds to Detect Disease

For years, researchers and doctors have looked for better, more efficient ways to identify, track and treat abnormalities within the body. As a result, a variety of methods and procedures have been employed, some successfully, others less so. The types of illnesses tested and studied is a long list and the ways technology has made […]

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Ultrasound in Pediatric Practice

Any time a parent has to bring their child to the pediatricians for anything beyond the common appointments or check-ups, there is a certain amount of trepidation. Then, when you have a youngster who is afraid of the doctor and any type of procedure, the stress levels only increase. This stress can be manifested in […]