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Referral patterns in a global store-and-forward telemedicine system.
We examined the nature of the referral patterns in the email telemedicine network operated by the Swinfen Charitable Trust with a view to informing long term resource planning Over the first six years of operation 62 ...
Effective diagnosis of spinal cord compression using telemedicine.
We report the case of a man with an acute cervical cord lesion which was diagnosed after a teleconsultation with a neurologist at a distant neurological centre We show that the ability to assess patients clinically using ...
A cost-minimization analysis of the societal costs of realtime teledermatology compared with conventional care: results from a randomized controlled trial in New Zealand.
A randomized controlled trial was carried out to measure the societal costs of realtime teledermatology compared with those of conventional hospital care in New Zealand Two rural health centres were linked to a specialist ...
A comparison of real-time and store-and-forward teledermatology: a cost-benefit study.
Increasing use of teledermatology should be based on demonstration of favourable accuracy and cost benefit analysis for the different methods of use of this technique Objectives To evaluate the clinical efficacy and cost ...
What constitutes success in telehealth?
Before telehealth applications can be judged there must be some general understanding about what constitutes success At first sight it seems that defining success in a telehealth application should be relatively easy a ...
Could a low-cost audio-visual link be useful in rheumatology?
We have investigated prospectively the diagnostic accuracy specialist satisfaction and patient specialist rapport of a low cost audio visual link between a junior doctor with a patient and a consultant rheumatologist Using ...
A cohort study of early neurological consultation by telemedicine on the care of neurological inpatients.
To find out the effect of early neurological consultation using a real time video link on the care of patients with neurological symptoms admitted to hospitals without neurologists on site
A review of the first year's experience with an automatic message-routing system for low-cost telemedicine.
The Swinfen Charitable Trust has used email for some years as a low cost telemedicine medium to provide consultant support for doctors in developing countries A scalable automatic message routing system was constructed ...
Telemedicine in the National Health Service.
Randomized comparison of the quality of realtime fetal ultrasound images transmitted by ISDN and by IP videoconferencing.
We compared the quality of realtime fetal ultrasound images transmitted using ISDN and IP networks Four experienced obstetric ultrasound specialists viewed standard recordings in a randomized trial and rated the appearance ...