Posts Tagged 'Mobile Ultrasounds'

NYMIIS: Mobile devices likely not for "routine" primary diagnosis

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Apple’s much ballyhooed unveiling of the fifth edition of its iPhone put the tech world in a frenzy this week, but while radiologists might buy one to swap images with colleagues or even play Fruit Ninja, they probably won’t make a habit out of reading X-rays off their phones, according to a medical informatics expert.

Mobile devices have a role as an occasional backup device for radiologists, but their small size likely prevents them from being used for routine primary diagnosis, ...

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Clinicians discuss pros and cons of point-of-care testing devices

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Physicians no longer have to wait hours to get laboratory
results
. The growing use of point-of-care-testing devices now makes it possible for doctors to
see in near real time vital information about their patients. But some doctors who have adopted the
technology say a number of drawbacks still exist with these devices, and the growing use of them
raises questions about patient safety.

Judy Mangion, M.D., a cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, uses GE
Healthcare’s portable ultrasound ...

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Report: China could account for 20% of world ultrasound sales by 2016

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Notification on Ultrasound

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The
following amendments to Rules under the PC PNDT Act have been notified
:

·        
Amendment to Rule 11 (2) of the
PC PNDT Rules, 1996, notified vide GSR 426 (E), dated 31st May 2011, to
provide for confiscation of unregistered machines and further punishment under
the Act.

·        
Amendment
notified vide
GSR 80(E) dated 7th February,
2012, to regulate the use of portable ultrasound equipment and services offered

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Medics at London Air Ambulance test portable ultrasound machines during …

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Mobile Hospital Serves DNC

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Charlotte, N.C. — While more than 6,000 delegates and thousands of other onlookers gather inside Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena, a 13-bed mobile hospital sits just outside, ready to handle any medical emergency this week for the Democratic National Convention.

MED-1, short for Mobile Emergency Department, is Carolinas HealthCare System’s rolling hospital and is assisting in medical response this week in Charlotte.

If a delegate, dignitary, volunteer, or anyone else needs immediate attention, its staff of doctors is ...

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The Irish Times – Monday, September 3, 2012

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The Irish Times – Monday, September 3, 2012Helps to monitor a herd’s health

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Reprodoc: AT ONE TIME, the town of Fermoy was famous as the home of Faber-Castell pencils. Now, reproductive physiologist Dan Ryan wants to put it on the map as a centre of world excellence in the use of ultra-sonography to improve the wellbeing and reproductive management of valuable beef and dairy cattle.

Ryan’s company Reprodoc has specialised in the reproductive management of dairy ...

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Docs, officials to be accountable if sex determination tests continue

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 The City government will soon bring in place a policy of holding officials accountable for any failure to implement the law which prohibits sex determination before birth.

A Delhi government official assured this on Friday at a think tank session where implementation of Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act in the City was discussed.

“We have thought of some pointers on the basis of which both doctors and officers who are responsible for implementing the ...

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MRI-guided focused ultrasound system could offer Parkinson’s relief

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InSightec Ltd., a privately held Israeli firm partly owned by General Electric Corp., received the Food and Drug Administration’s blessing to carry out a phase I trial of a Parkinson’s treatment that uses MRI scans to guide blasts of ultrasound energy to destroy problem tissue in the brain.

The non-invasive treatment is one of several uses of the device now under investigation for the ExAblate family of devices — MR-guided focused ultrasound products, including those blasting cancers and bone metastases.

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LAKE ARROWHEAD: Tribe helps hospital purchase equipment – Press

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A contribution from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has enabled the Mountains Community Hospital ED, which serves approximately 7,000 patients annually, to obtain a mobile ultrasound imager for the emergency department.

The hospital provides the only emergency care available in the western mountains. It is isolated from medical centers in the Inland Empire by narrow winding mountain roads and has been designated by the state and federal governments as a Critical Access Hospital.

The population of older and retired ...

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