Stethoscope app created for smartphones
A new application for smartphones could see doctors using their mobiles to monitor patients' hearts.
The i-Stethoscope uses sensors in the phone to check a person's heart, and data can be collected and shared much more easily.
But doctors say there are some things the app cannot do, and it is no substitute for the doctor-patient relationship.
Rory Cellan-Jones reports.
31 Aug 2010
- From the section Technology