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Latest Ultrasound Technology for IV Therapy

The Aberdeen Health Foundation received a generous donation from the Pictou County Prostate Cancer Support Association to acquire a Site-Rite Ultrasound System for the Aberdeen Hospital. This enhanced technology enables the use of ultrasound to precisely locate, assess and access veins for the placement of a PICC (Peripheral Inserted Central Catheter), which is used in the delivery of chemotherapy, antibiotics and fluids. Pictured L-R is Aberdeen Health Foundation Chair Hilary Amit, Prostate Support Association members Darrell Rushton and Murray Gardner, and Janice Buttle, R.N., CVAA (c).

 

Posted: January 24, 2017