TITLE

Smartphones: Remote Point-of-care Diagnostics

AUTHOR(S)
Blackburn, Brian G.; Barry, Michele
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Travel Medicine Advisor;Apr2011, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on technological innovations in the clinical field including mobile phone diagnostics used to disseminate various clinical images among health care team. It notes that smartphones are important tools to make diagnostic, radiologic, and dermatologic images more accessible to the team especially to physicians. Moreover, smartphones have proven to be more reliable diagnostic tools than the microscopic equipment which is not often available and functional.
ACCESSION #
59899588

 

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