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Portable Ultrasound for Patients with Non-Urgent Conditions: Clinical and Cost Effectiveness

Published on: November 4, 2011
Project Number: RA0556-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of portable versus fixed ultrasound for patients with non-urgent conditions in a rural setting?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of portable versus fixed ultrasound for patients with non-urgent conditions in a rural setting?

Key Message

No literature was identified regarding the comparative clinical effectiveness or cost-effectiveness of portable versus fixed ultrasound for patients with non-urgent conditions in a rural setting.

Tags

ultrasonography, point of care technology, point of care, ultrasound