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Version 2

Version 2 of the Pediatric Sonography study guide has been released! It’s the same great content as before with areas that have further explanations, improved formatting of post-test questions, and it offers 10 CMEs(via the SDMS) until 7/20/2019. ~Keeping thinking beyond the waves

Version 22018-10-01T20:11:34+00:00

Be a heard sonographer!

I recently got the opportunity to travel to Trinidad and speak at a World Congress. Of course I was part of the ultrasound sessions that were not as popular as I would have liked. However, I was able to attend several ultrasound lectures that were filled with  resources and interesting information that I will [...]

Be a heard sonographer!2018-10-01T20:17:44+00:00

Ultrasound Registry Money!

Are you a student who has successfully passed the ARDMS SPI exam? or Are you a registered sonographer who wants to obtain more registries? SONONOTES Continuing Education Scholarship application will reopen March 25. My mission as a sonographer is to be dedicated to the education of sonography students and finding ways to give back to [...]

Ultrasound Registry Money!2018-10-01T20:24:57+00:00

Hints to ultrasound findings given by lab values?

Lab values gives sonographers hints/clues to our ultrasound findings and diagnoses. Many times lab values will steer your focus as a sonographer and give you a clue as to what is going on with the patient that you are going to scan. You should appreciate lab values that are given by ordering physician or take a moment [...]

Hints to ultrasound findings given by lab values?2018-09-27T21:12:00+00:00

Hepatic segments and HVs

The first day you put your hand on a probe you may be introduced to the largest organ in the peritoneum, the liver. The liver consists of 3 lobes (right, left, and caudate) divided into 8 segments (I, II, III, (IVa & IVb), V, VI, VII, and VIII). The hepatic veins divide the liver into parts [...]

Hepatic segments and HVs2018-09-27T21:15:48+00:00

Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is considered one of the deadliest cancers that shows resistance to chemotherapy. The prognosis is usually poor given that symptoms don’t usually show until it has become metastatic to nearby organs like the liver, gallbladder, and intestine. Some of your fellow sonographers and/or radiologist may reference this cancer type as the “silent [...]

Pancreatic Cancer2018-09-27T21:23:31+00:00

GE Junction or Pylorus

When determining if an infant has Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis (HPS), sonographers can mistake the GE Junction for the pylorus. I can admit that I have done it a time or two in my early years as a sonographer. I would not have distinguished the difference and similarity of the two without the help of [...]

GE Junction or Pylorus2018-09-28T13:55:11+00:00

Techniques to relax from a long and stressful week at the office

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Techniques to relax from a long and stressful week at the office2016-08-17T15:45:15+00:00

A beginners guide to aromatherpy and basic scents

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A beginners guide to aromatherpy and basic scents2016-08-17T15:44:55+00:00

Is hydrotherapy any more effective than a long relaxing bath?

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Is hydrotherapy any more effective than a long relaxing bath?2016-08-17T15:44:33+00:00