Handheld ultrasound probes have largely replaced stethoscopes in one lab at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, writes TMC News.
The device, which looks like an old flip phone, is easy and convenient to carry. A small screen on the device shows images of the heart that can be recorded and transferred to an archiving system or shared with a colleague. When Ahmad is on call, he can even communicate with his colleagues by video and share the ultrasound.
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