Physical Exam? We've Got Apps

Science fiction writers have been telling us that hand-held and self-operated medical tools for laymen were in our future:

  • Autodoc
    Larry Niven, Ringworld, 1970
  • Diagnostat
    Robert Silverberg, The Man in the Maze, 1969
Take a look at what is now possible with a properly equipped smartphone in this TEDMED video prepared by MedGadget:

(iPhone apps for self-exam)

Via MedGadget.

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