Diagnosis, Differential

A novel electronic algorithm using host biomarker point-of-care tests for the management of febrile illnesses in Tanzanian children (e-POCT): A randomized, controlled non-inferiority trial.

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Oct 23, 2017

BACKGROUND: The management of childhood infections remains inadequate in resource-limited countries, resulting in high mortality and irrational use of antimicrobials.

Validation of a phone app for epilepsy diagnosis in India and Nepal.

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Jul 28, 2015

PURPOSE: Untreated epilepsy is a major global public health problem with more than 20 million people not being treated for an easily treatable disease. In part this is due to a lack of trained doctors.

Evaluation of the accuracy of smartphone medical calculation apps.

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Feb 04, 2014

BACKGROUND: Mobile phones with operating systems and capable of running applications (smartphones) are increasingly being used in clinical settings. Medical calculating applications are popular mhealth apps for smartphones.

Real-time transmission to real-time patient care: a tale of 4 devices.

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Jul 29, 2013

We report a case in which a patient with dilated cardiomyopathy presented with syncope, terminated by a shock from his implantable cardioverter defibrillator. However, subsequent interrogation of the device revealed no tachycardia detection or treatment parameters.

Tips and tricks in the dermoscopy of pigmented lesions.

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Dec 12, 2012

Dermoscopy is a useful, widely used tool for examining pigmented lesions, especially helpful in cases of an uncertain nature. Nevertheless, doctors may experience diagnostic difficulties while using this method.

Diagnostic inaccuracy of smartphone applications for melanoma detection.

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Jun 11, 2013

OBJECTIVE: To measure the performance of smartphone applications that evaluate photographs of skin lesions and provide the user with feedback about the likelihood of malignancy.

DESIGN: Case-control diagnostic accuracy study.

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