This week’s ultrasound news highlights, curated by National Ultrasound, Inc.
Ultrasound News Highlights:
- Ultrasound pinpoints patients missed by COVID-19 tests
- Physicians can use lung ultrasound scan findings and clinical symptoms to identify patients with false-negative COVID-19 test results, according to the findings of an October 13 study in Annals of Emergency Medicine.
- Accuracy of point-of-care ultrasound in detecting fractures in children: A validation study
- Researchers performed this prospective, non-randomized, convenience-sample study to compare point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and conventional X-rays for detecting fractures in children.
- ARDMS hosts a contest “A Day Without A Sonographer” to raise awareness of their value
- This October, during Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month, the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) and the Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement (APCA) collaborate to bring you the “A Day Without A Sonographer” Campaign.
- Advancement of ultrasound theranostic techniques in medicine and biology
- The development and research pertaining to ultrasound contrast agents for ultrasound molecular imaging underlies the advancement of ultrasound targeted technologies and is the driving force for the progression of ultrasound molecular imaging.
- Will handheld ultrasound bring imaging into the home?
- As identified in Signify Research’s recently published Ultrasound Equipment — World Market Report, the handheld ultrasound market is developing at a rapid pace. But does this growth herald an era of ultrasound at home?
From the National Ultrasound Blog:
- Pain Management Point of Care Ultrasound Machines – Entry to Flagship Level Units
- There are a variety of pain management ultrasound machines on the market. National Ultrasound’s expert team, made up of experienced sonographers, has highlighted four units from entry, mid, high and flagship levels.
- Mindray M6 Imaging Modes Demonstration
- The Mindray M6 ultrasound machine uses several technological advancements to provide top-notch imaging quality. National Ultrasound is the exclusive distributor for the Mindray M6 ultrasound machine.