Referral and Consultation

R U OK 2 TXT 4 RESEARCH?--feasibility of text message communication in primary care research.

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Publication Date: 
Mar 09, 2006

BACKGROUND: Young people have led the recent rise in prevalence of text message usage, which is increasingly used in clinical settings.

OBJECTIVE: To assess the feasibility and acceptability of text message communication as a research tool in clinical research.

SMS reminders in the UK national health service: an evaluation of its impact on "no-shows" at hospital out-patient clinics.

Publication Date: 
May 01, 2006

The ownership of cell phones and use of short message service (SMS) are sufficiently common in the United Kingdom to be exploited by health services providers. The study evaluates their use to reduce nonattendance at out-patient clinics.

[Otorhinolaryngological consultation material in PDA: SEORL-PDA].

Publication Date: 
May 11, 2006

OBJECTIVES: Occasionally, the Otolaryngologist needs to accede quickly to medical information in order to retrieve data or to solve doubts.

Angina on the Palm: randomized controlled pilot trial of Palm PDA software for referrals for cardiac testing.

Publication Date: 
Aug 23, 2006

OBJECTIVE: Personal digital assistants (PDAs) are popular with physicians: in 2003, 33% of Canadian doctors reported using them in their practices. We do not know, however, whether using a PDA changes the behaviour of practising physicians.

A pilot teleconsultation network for retinal diseases in ophthalmology.

Publication Date: 
Jan 13, 2011

A store-and-forward teleconsultation network was developed as a web application in order to provide second opinions on retinal diseases. The system provided automatic notification messages to the referring doctor and the consulted ophthalmologist by mobile phone message (SMS) and email.

Video clip transfer of radiological images using a mobile telephone in emergency neurosurgical consultations (3G Multi-Media Messaging Service).

Publication Date: 
Mar 21, 2012

BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to validate and assess the accuracy and usefulness of sending short video clips in 3gp file format of an entire scan series of patients, using mobile telephones running on 3G-MMS technology, to enable consultation between junior doctors in a neurosurgical