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Advances in Smartphone-Based Point-of-Care Diagnostics
Proceedings of the Ieee (2015)
Abstract

Point-of-care (POC) diagnostics is playing an increasingly important role in public health, environmental monitoring, and food safety analysis. Smartphones, alone or in conjunction with add-on devices, have shown great capability of data collection, analysis, display, and transmission, making them popular in POC diagnostics. In this article, the state-of-the-art advances in smartphone-based POC diagnostic technologies and their applications in the past few years are outlined, ranging from in vivo tests that use smartphone's built-in/external sensors to detect biological signals to in vitro tests that involves complicated biochemical reactions. Novel techniques are illustrated by a number of attractive examples, followed by a brief discussion of the smartphone's role in telemedicine. The challenges and perspectives of smartphone-based POC diagnostics are also provided. Link to Full-Text Articles : http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=7067022&tag=1

Keywords
  • mobile medicine,
  • point-of-care (poc) diagnostics,
  • public health,
  • smartphone,
  • mobile phone,
  • microfluidic devices,
  • cell-phone,
  • telemedicine,
  • health,
  • platform,
  • technologies,
  • cellphone,
  • medicine,
  • system
Publication Date
February, 2015
Publisher Statement
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Citation Information
"Advances in Smartphone-Based Point-of-Care Diagnostics" Proceedings of the Ieee Vol. 103 Iss. 2 (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/facultyofengineering_universityofmalaya/72/