Point-of-Care Blood Testing is a diagnostic approach that allows for quick, near-real-time analysis of blood samples. It is used to diagnose and monitor a range of medical conditions, including diabetes, infections, and cardiac issues.
Prime Medical provides a variety of Point-of-Care Blood Tests, including glucose monitoring, lipid profiles, hemoglobin testing, and more, to address different healthcare needs.
There is minimal preparation required for Point-of-Care Blood Tests. Our doctors will provide specific instructions if any fasting or other preparations are needed.
Point-of-Care Blood Testing is generally safe and provides accurate results when conducted by trained professionals. Prime Medical utilizes state-of-the-art equipment to ensure precision.
During the test, a small blood sample is usually obtained through a fingerstick or a venous blood draw. The sample is then analyzed on-site to provide rapid results.
Point-of-Care Blood Testing is typically not painful. You may feel a slight pinch when the blood sample is collected, but discomfort is minimal.
Point-of-Care Blood Tests are quick and can provide results within minutes, allowing for immediate diagnosis and treatment planning.
Point-of-Care Blood Test results are available immediately or within a very short time. Our doctors can discuss the results with you during your visit.
Yes, you can request a copy of the results for your records. Contact our office for assistance in obtaining copies.
Point-of-Care Blood Testing can be used for patients of various ages and health conditions, but the specific tests and their suitability may vary depending on individual circumstances.