OBJECTIVE: To assess the feasibility of using telehealth (TH) equipment and infrastructure within the US Army's European Theater to evaluate and treat inmates with general medical complaints, and perform physicals and medical safety checks in a US Army Correctional Facility (CORFAC).
Demographic development in Germany will lead to increasing health care costs. Telemedicine is believed to have the potential to generate cost savings and therefore to reduce the expected increase in health care costs.
Many factors trigger migraine attacks. Weather is often reported to be one of the most common migraine triggers. However, there is little scientific evidence about the underlying mechanisms and causes.
Since the beginning of the nineties there have been warnings not to use mobile phones in the vicinity of medical devices. Functional failures of dialysis machines, respirators and defibrillators prompted the banning of their use in many hospitals in Scandinavia, and then in other countries.
BACKGROUND: Laws regulating emergency medical systems in the federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg call for equipment of physician-staffed ambulances that is based on current knowledge in emergency medicine. The grade of implementation is determined using single issue complexes.
The Televisite application is a post-stationary consulting method, whose main aim is to reduce the treatment time of inpatients. It provides a high quality home consultation after the patient has been discharged from the hospital.
Telemedicine is an emerging field within medicine with potential to revolutionize the delivery of health care. It is defined as the use of telecommunication technologies to transfer medical information. Teledermatology is a category of telemedicine.
An online survey of German deaf people demonstrated that they use text communication through Short Message Service (SMS), e-mail, fax, and telephone typewriters (TTY) to communicate within communities of deaf and hearing people.
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