Triage

Telemedicine in the intensive care unit: its role in emergencies and disaster management.

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Mar 27, 2015

Disasters and emergencies lead to an overburdened health care system after the event, so additional telemedicine support can improve patient outcomes.

Teletriage for patients with traumatic finger injury directing emergency medical transportation services to appropriate hospitals: a pilot project in Nagoya City, Japan.

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Jun 16, 2015

INTRODUCTION: Emergency medical technicians in Japan have experienced difficulties in identifying hospitals that will accept patients with severe finger injuries. We developed and managed a system named Interactive Teletriage using mobile phone photos to aid efficient patient transportation.

Mobile computed tomography: prehospital diagnosis and treatment of stroke.

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Dec 24, 2014

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Mobile computed tomography (CT) scanning in specialized ambulances has recently become feasible. Two randomized trials have used mobile CTs for prehospital thrombolysis.

[Paediatric emergency triage in Spanish primary care using mobile phones. Analysis of a model in a health area].

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Jun 19, 2013

OBJECTIVES: To conduct a pilot study of telephone consultation in the paediatric population of an urban health centre. To evaluate the telephone consultation as an effective tool when it comes to exercising prior triage of patients requiring urgent attention.

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