Emergency Medicine

What 5 Medical Practitioners Have to Say about Clarius Image Quality

At Clarius, we understand that the best clinicians rely on great ultrasound images to treat patients with confidence. That’s why one of our core principles is to deliver handheld ultrasound imaging of the highest quality. It’s also why our wireless ultrasound systems are built with the same exceptional quality technology used in all high-end cart-based systems,…

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[VIDEO] Learn from a Master: Dr. Cook Presents Four Cases Captured with Ultrasound

Dr. Tom Cook has been training clinicians to properly use ultrasound imaging since before the turn of the century. A passionate educator, he co-founded 3rd Rock Ultrasound, one of the most popular point-of-care ultrasound training institutes in the United States. To teach his students, Dr. Cook uses Clarius HD ultrasound scanners to capture real-life cases from…

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Burnaby Now covers Clarius during the COVID-19 pandemic

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Clarius has been able to play a big part in helping frontline medical practitioners scan patient lungs for pneumonia. Cornelia Naylor of Burnaby Now had a chance to speak with Kris Dickie, VP of Research and Development at Clarius, to discuss how Clarius’ handheld ultrasound scanner has become very useful for…

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[VIDEO] Worldwide Demand for Handheld Ultrasound Rises

Emergency physicians around the world have experienced firsthand the effectiveness of ultrasound to screen for pneumonia and cardiac complications related to COVID-19.  As a result, Clarius and other handheld ultrasound companies have seen a surge in demand for their products. For example, to support rural and acute care physicians across the province of British Columbia,…

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COVID-19 and Point of Care Echocardiography

By Daniel J. Kim, MD FRCPC As the COVID-19 pandemic has evolved, it is clear that cardiovascular complications are common, including pathology like myocarditis, acute coronary syndrome (ACS), heart failure, cardiogenic shock, and venous thromboembolism (VTE).1 Echocardiography is an important tool in the assessment and monitoring of these complications. In fact, the American Society of…

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[VIDEO] POCUS in a Pandemic, a presentation on the use of lung ultrasound

“It’s hard to believe that COVID-19 was only confirmed as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11th. Since then, lung ultrasound has come into prominence not just in the medical world but also in the mainstream world and the mainstream press,” Dan Kim, MD FRCPC Dr. Dan Kim is an emergency physician…

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[VIDEO] Brush up on How to Perform an eFAST Exam

With COVID-19 overburdening healthcare systems around the globe, we’re hearing from clinicians in all practices about the benefits of using handheld ultrasound at the point of care. Last week, we recorded new videos with Dr. Daniel Kim, MD FRCPC, which you may find useful to triage or monitor patients. While Dr. Kim was using a…

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[VIDEO] Why Handheld Ultrasound is a Safer Option for Infection Control

It’s no secret that cleaning traditional ultrasound scanners is a challenge at the best of times. Fortunately, clinicians now have access to a variety of handheld ultrasound systems that are easy to cover and disinfect. For example, Clarius scanners can be fully encased in a sterile cover or even a Ziploc bag. Option 1: Cover…

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[VIDEO] How to Scan the Lungs with Ultrasound

Our team worked with Dr. Dan Kim, a Vancouver emergency medicine physician, to record a quick lung exam tutorial using Clarius ultrasound.  Dr. Kim scanned a healthy model during the video. Please refer to the exam shown below from our cases page to see a clip of a lung with pneumonia captured with a Clarius…

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Clinical Utility and Technique for Lung Ultrasound in COVID-19 Cases

Daniel J. Kim, MD FRCPC Dr. Kim is an emergency physician in Vancouver. To help Clarius users understand how they can use ultrasound in the screening and monitoring of COVID-19, we asked Dr. Kim to put together an article summarizing current best practices. Clarius will share updates on ultrasound use for COVID-19 as more information…

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