Just in time for Halloween. While some people might think that ultrasound is nothing but smoke and mirrors or magic it is, in fact, hard science. We have to make good decisions about treatment based on some dotty images. The funny thing is that the above words actually have meaning in ultrasound.
Whenever you buy big ticket items you commonly hear several terms that describe various levels of usage. What exactly do demo, used, refurbished and pre-owned mean? We anticipate that our audience has a good understanding of what new means.
One of the reasons we love clinical trials and research is that the process really gets deep into the critical thinking skills. When we are testing a new machine, software, probes, programs or other improvements in the ultrasound world we have to be creative, knowledgeable and very detail oriented.