Postoperative Care

Implementing Real-Time Video Consultation in Plastic Surgery.

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Sep 09, 2015

BACKGROUND: The Dutch government, hospitals, and health insurance companies have agreed on concentrating all specialist care in a few expert centers.

Telemedicine for postoperative visits at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. Results of a needs assessment study.

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Mar 16, 2015

The Minneapolis VA Medical Center initiated a telemedicine program in the early 1990s as a way to streamline care and increase convenience for patients and clinicians. In this study, we explored employing telemedicine for postoperative visits for patients in the general surgery clinic.

A mobile telephone-based SMS and internet survey system for self-assessment in Australian anaesthesia: experience of a single practitioner.

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Oct 24, 2014

Self-assessment and audit in anaesthesia require a systematic approach to postoperative data collection. The increasing prevalence of mobile internet technology offers a new data collection method for anaesthetists.

Podcasting: contemporary patient education.

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May 15, 2008

Portable video technology is a widely available new tool with potential to be used by pediatric otolaryngology practices for patient and family education. Podcasts are media broadcasts that employ this new technology.

Text messaging to improve attendance at post-operative clinic visits after adult male circumcision for HIV prevention: a randomized controlled trial.

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Sep 07, 2012

BACKGROUND: Following male circumcision for HIV prevention, a high proportion of men fail to return for their scheduled seven-day post-operative visit. We evaluated the effect of short message service (SMS) text messages on attendance at this important visit.

Rhinoplasty perioperative database using a personal digital assistant.

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Sep 21, 2004

OBJECTIVE: To construct a reliable, accurate, and easy-to-use handheld computer database that facilitates the point-of-care acquisition of perioperative text and image data specific to rhinoplasty.

Evaluation of a mobile health system for supporting postoperative patients following day surgery.

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Aug 03, 2006

A system based on mobile phones with built-in cameras has been developed for the postoperative management of patients sent home after day surgery. The system allows patients to send pictures and pulse oximetry measurements to a hospital server in a few seconds.

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