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What's in the Report ?
Overview: Point-of-care diagnostic test, also referred to as bedside testing or near-patient testing, is a medical diagnostic test conducted outside the laboratory at or near the place where the patient is receiving care. These tests are usually performed by non-laboratory personnel and test results are used for clinical decision making. The complexity and procedures for POC diagnostics may vary from manual methodologies to automated analyzers. These tests are comparatively more expensive than typical laboratory tests but are convenient and cost effective in some clinical settings since these are performed in close proximity to the patient. The best part is that…