[LINK] iPhone app may replace stethoscope!

Steven Clark steven.clark at internode.on.net
Thu Sep 2 11:44:03 EST 2010


  On 1/09/2010 2:04 PM, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> ....In fact, in the future, it could be possible for people
> to conduct their own ultrasounds or monitor blood pressure
> through smartphones, say the experts.
> http://www.siliconindia.com/shownews/iPhone_app_may_replace_stethoscope-nid-71171.htm

Q: will they also be provided with the experience and expertise to 
understand - and respond to - what their clever little device is 
telling/showing them?

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