July 2009 archive

A point-of-care device for acute kidney injury: a fantastic, futuristic, or frivolous 'measure'?

This Commentary discusses concepts related to the development of the point-of-care (POC) diagnostic system and its advantages and disadvantages. Also discussed are the patient, provider, and financial outcomes that ought to be evaluated before the POC test becomes available for clinical use.

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Posted by Vishal Vaidya on Wed, 1 Jul 2009