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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] 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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Emergency Physician Gives Clarius Top Marks for Image Quality

We met Dr. Gert-Jan Mauritz from the Netherlands at the Medica exhibition in October 2016 and he became one of our very first customers. He originally purchased the Clarius L7 and Clarius C3 for his emergency medicine practice.  Dr. Mauritz recently received the new Clarius L15 and shares his thoughts on the second-generation scanner. As…

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