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Cardiology Management

Roche Launches Improved Point-of-Care Test to Help Diagnose High Risk Heart Attack Patients

2015 29 Jun

The Roche test enables healthcare professionals to identify patients with a suspected heart attack in the pre-hospital setting, helping ensure correct diagnosis and immediate, appropriate intervention.Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) has  announced that its improved CARDIAC point-of-care Troponin T test for the cobas h 232 system is now available... Read more

IMAGING Management

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Potential and Limitations

2015 16 Feb

Ultrasound was not widely used outside  the radiology suite or echocardiography laboratory 20 years ago. More recently, ultrasound has become common in emergency departments (EDs), perioperative care units, acute care floors in the hospital and in clinics. It is routinely used by physicians and advanced practice providers with variable training for... Read more


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