Goodbye stethoscope: A tech breakthrough in how doctors diagnose
Dr Cian McDermott is a consultant in Emergency Medicine and co-director of Emergency Ultrasound Education at the Mater Hospital in Dublin, Ireland.
“When I’m using the Butterfly device, I’m not trying to replace what the radiologists are doing,” he says.
“Point of care ultrasound is different to radiology-based ultrasound. It is done by physicians treating patients at the bedside and interpreting and integrating the images to their care live in real time.”