Point-of-care diagnostics: Faster treatment in emergencies and beyond -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Faster treatment thanks to point-of-care diagnostics – in emergencies and beyond


Diagnosis at the bedside

Image: Close-up of an ultrasound head in the gloved hand of a physician; Copyright: PantherMedia/Bork

In the future, we will be able to use ultrasound without specialized examination rooms or wheeled devices. New ultrasound heads can be directly connected to the smartphone and be used during a physician's ward round in the hospital.

Products and exhibitors fast diagnostics

Image: A test cartridge is put into a testing device; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf

A smart future: POC in times of the coronavirus pandemic

Image: Man with glasses and beard - Timo Roth; Copyright: beta-web/Schmitz

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