President highlights benefits and limitations of diagnostic tests

In an opening presidential lecture at AOCN 2021, Professor Beomseok Jeon discussed advances in diagnostic technologies, the limitations of relying solely on diagnostic tests, and the economic implications of these tests.

Prof. Jeon, President of the Asian Oceanian Association of Neurology (AOAN), and Medical Director of the Movement Disorder Center at Seoul National University Hospital, South Korea, noted the increasing importance of physicians using their clinical judgement and competence in deciding when to use diagnostic tests.