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Reference Articles General Ultrasound Measurement Guidelines go to page 23: Did you measure it? Lynette Hassall ASUM Nov 2008 Vascular Ultrasound Standardised Names of Lower Limb Veins ASA Guidelines 2015 Summary: Femoral Vein, Great Saphenous Vein, Small Saphenous Vein Gynaecology Update for PCOM U/S Criteria to 26 Follicles per ovary: Update PCOM Criteria 2013 Lujan et al Obstetric Ultrasound Early Pregnancy ASA Guidelines for Early Pregnancy Loss: ASA Feb 2017 Diagnosis & Management of Ectopic Pregnancy: ASA – RCOG/AEPU Joint Guideline Nov 2016 11-14wks Pregnancy The 11-13wk6day Nuchal Translucency Scan: The Kypros H Nicolaides Article Intracranial Translucency for early detection of spina bifida: Intracranial Translucency for early…

All you need to know about the NT program

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Hello Sono Buddies, Many of you have been scanning for a long time and sometimes things slide by without notice. Did you know how much the NT audit has been simplified since 2013/2104? There are only 6 criteria we need to comply with.  We no longer need to show the amnion but must show a “representative length of the NT”, meaning a good length of it. Having a horizontal image is not assessed, but it is implied.  And though you only need to get 4 out of the 6 criteria to pass each image, if all 3 submitted images fail…

Locum Sonographer

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Who is Locum Sonographer?   A Locum Sonographer is a person who temporarily fulfills the duties of Permanent Sonographer. The word locum is short for the Latin phrase locum tenens, which means “placeholder”, akin to the French lieutenant. The abbreviated form “locum” is common in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom; unlike in Latin, its plural is locums. In the United States, the full length “locum tenens” (plural: locum tenentes) is preferred, though, for some particular roles, alternative expressions (e.g., “substitute teacher”) may be more commonly used. A sonographer, or ultrasonographer, is a healthcare professional, who specializes…