The Point-of-Care testing
devices have now found applications in a large number of medical conditions.
RediClinic Express delivers an enhanced assessment with integrated medical devices and point-of-care testing
, distinguishing the solution from other virtual offerings.
FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), point-of-care testing
of C-reactive protein (CRP) to guide antibiotic prescribing can reduce antibiotic use, according to a study published in the July 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
(POCT) for glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) enables the clinician to make immediate management decisions based on glycaemic control that the patient has achieved over the preceding 3 months.
(1-8) Point-of-care testing
(POCT) enables decisions and appropriate actions to be taken at the delivery point of care and expedites treatments and patient satisfaction.
(POCT)--also referred to as "near patient, bedside, and extra-laboratory testing" (1)--offers the rapid delivery of healthcare information as well.
Among the topics are point-of-care testing
across rural and remote emergency departments in Australia: staff perceptions of operational impact, a systematic literature review on evaluating digital tools for authoring evidence-based clinical guidelines, understanding health professionals' informal learning in online social networks: a cross-sectional survey, socializing health burden through different network topologies: a simulation study, and unplanned return to hospital care: a linked data study.
Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles said rapid point-of-care testing
screens for influenza A and B strains and could provide results within 30 minutes.
-- The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has rolled out an updated Community Pharmacy-Based Point-of-Care Testing
(TSX Venture: VANC) (OTCQB: NUVPF) has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of Canada-based point-of-care testing
platform HealthTab Inc.
Imerlab will have the exclusive rights to negotiate with both private entities and public institutions for the placement and sale of the diagnostic test in clinical settings that require rapid point-of-care testing
for HIV, not only in urban hospital and outpatient clinics, but also in parts of the country that have limited laboratory and testing resources.
13 -- HIV-related point-of-care testing
can potentially play a major role in accelerating the pace of progress towards achieving the '90-90-90' targets of the UNAIDS (joint United Nations programme on HIV/AIDS).