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Point-of-Care Testing MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Point-of-Care Testing
Tree Number(s)
N04.590.874.500
Unique ID
D000067716
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000067716
Scope Note
Allows patient diagnoses in the physician’s office, in other ambulatory setting or at bedside. The results of care are timely, and allow rapid treatment to the patient. (from NIH Fact Sheet Point-of-Care Diagnostic Testing, 2010.)
Entry Term(s)
Bedside Testing
Point of Care Testing
Point-Of-Care Diagnostic Testing
Point-Of-Care Diagnostic Tests
Point-Of-Care Diagnostics
Point-Of-Care Test
Point-Of-Care Tests
Public MeSH Note
2016; for BEDSIDE TESTING see POINT-OF-CARE SYSTEMS 1995-2015
History Note
2016; for BEDSIDE TESTING use POINT-OF-CARE SYSTEMS 1995-2015
Date Established
2016/01/01
Date of Entry
2015/07/10
Revision Date
2020/06/09
Point-of-Care Testing Preferred
Bedside Testing Narrower
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