Point-of-Care Systems

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.

A Smartphone App and Cloud-Based Consultation System for Burn Injury Emergency Care.

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Feb 27, 2016

BACKGROUND: Each year more than 10 million people worldwide are burned severely enough to require medical attention, with clinical outcomes noticeably worse in resource poor settings.

A comparison of Google Glass and traditional video vantage points for bedside procedural skill assessment.

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Jan 23, 2016

BACKGROUND: This pilot study assessed the feasibility of using first person (1P) video recording with Google Glass (GG) to assess procedural skills, as compared with traditional third person (3P) video.

Flexible opto-electronics enabled microfluidics systems with cloud connectivity for point-of-care micronutrient analysis.

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Dec 19, 2015

In developing countries, the deployment of medical diagnostic technologies remains a challenge because of infrastructural limitations (e.g. refrigeration, electricity), and paucity of health professionals, distribution centers and transportation systems.

Clinical and surgical applications of smart glasses.

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Sep 28, 2015

BACKGROUND: With the increased efforts to adopt health information technology in the healthcare field, many innovative devices have emerged to improve patient care, increase efficiency, and decrease healthcare costs.

Engineering a mobile health tool for resource-poor settings to assess and manage cardiovascular disease risk: SMARThealth study.

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May 15, 2015

BACKGROUND: The incidence of chronic diseases in low- and middle-income countries is rapidly increasing both in urban and rural regions. A major challenge for health systems globally is to develop innovative solutions for the prevention and control of these diseases.

Review and analysis of existing mobile phone applications for health care-associated infection prevention.

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Jun 05, 2015

BACKGROUND: The expanding number of mobile health applications (apps) holds potential to reduce and eliminate health care-associated infections (HAIs) in clinical practice.

Improving lateral-flow immunoassay (LFIA) diagnostics via biomarker enrichment for mHealth.

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Jan 28, 2015

Optical detection technologies based on mobile devices can be utilized to enable many mHealth applications, including a reader for lateral-flow immunoassay (LFIA). However, an intrinsic challenge associated with LFIA for clinical diagnostics is the limitation in sensitivity.

Quantitative point-of-care (POC) assays using measurements of time as the readout: a new type of readout for mHealth.

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Jan 28, 2015

A paper-based microfluidic device was used to quantitatively detect active enzyme analytes in samples at mid to low femtomolar levels. The device uses a hydrophobic oligomer that controls the wetting properties of the paper within the device.

Smartphone-based fluorescence detector for mHealth.

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Jan 28, 2015

We describe here a compact smartphone-based fluorescence detector for mHealth. A key element to achieving high sensitivity using low sensitivity phone cameras is a capillary array, which increases sensitivity by 100×.

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