Referral and Consultation

[Telemedicine in dermatological practice: teledermatology].

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Feb 27, 2016

Technological advances in the fields of information and telecommunication technologies have affected the health care system in the last decades, and lead to the emergence of a new discipline: telemedicine.

Telemental health for children and adolescents.

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Dec 08, 2015

Most children and adolescents across the USA fail to receive adequate mental health services, especially in rural or underserved communities. The supply of child and adolescent psychiatrists is insufficient for the number of children in need of services and is not anticipated to grow.

Telephone Consultation as a Substitute for Routine Out-patient Face-to-face Consultation for Children With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Randomised Controlled Trial and Economic Evaluation.

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Oct 27, 2015

BACKGROUND: Evidence for the use of telephone consultation in childhood inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is lacking. We aimed to assess the effectiveness and cost consequences of telephone consultation compared with the usual out-patient face-to-face consultation for young people with IBD.

Benign cystic mesothelioma of the peritoneum in a 12-year-old boy, diagnosed via telepathology.

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Sep 15, 2015

Low resource countries often have inadequate healthcare systems that, among other problems, suffer from a severe shortage of local expertise.

Experience of using mHealth to link village doctors with physicians: lessons from Chakaria, Bangladesh.

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Aug 05, 2015

BACKGROUND: Bangladesh is facing serious shortage of trained health professionals. In the pluralistic healthcare system of Bangladesh, formal health care providers constitute only 5 % of the total workforce; the rest are informal health care providers.

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