Posts tagged Ultrasound
Advancing Ultrasound Technology

As we continue our focus on advancements in technology let’s take a look at our field of ultrasound and where we are heading. For many years CT and MRI were the preferred diagnostic tools in many disciplines, however, advancements in imaging quality and workflow, as well as the rising awareness of radiation exposure with other imaging modalities, have driven the interest of manufacturers and scientists toward ultrasound (De, 2012)

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Everything is Bigger in Texas: Including Women’s Access to Healthcare

There are a variety of factors that can increase a woman’s risk for preterm labor; these include high blood pressure during pregnancy, chronic conditions such as heart disease or diabetes, being younger than 17 years old, smoking or using street drugs, and previously having a preterm baby. However, there is a better way than just taking note of these factors, it's the cervical length assessment. 

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Cervical Length Assessment and Preterm Labor

There are a variety of factors that can increase a woman’s risk for preterm labor; these include high blood pressure during pregnancy, chronic conditions such as heart disease or diabetes, being younger than 17 years old, smoking or using street drugs, and previously having a preterm baby. However, there is a better way than just taking note of these factors, it's the cervical length assessment. 

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