Ultrasound in Extreme Environments
Gaynor Prince discusses her experiences when executing ultrasound in austere environments. Gaynor describes her time in Antarctica, a place where medical logistics ‘are taken to extremes’.
Gaynor Prince, an Emergency Physician from Perth, Australia hosted a fascinating USS workshop covering basic knobology, focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST), Morrison view, Perisplenic view, Suprapubic view, Subxhyphoid view, extended to chest evaluation and general principles of US-guided vascular access.
Gaynor is an Emergency Physician from Perth, Australia with a passion for ultrasound. She’s travelled the world both with medicine and adventuring and has worked in South Africa, UK, NZ and Australia. She has been an expedition doctor on trips to Mongolia, Baffin Island, Nepal, the Amazon and the Australian outback. She’s into mountain biking, surfing and snowboarding.