Wounds and Injuries

Telemedicine Supported Chronic Wound Tissue Prediction Using Classification Approaches.

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Jan 05, 2016

Telemedicine helps to deliver health services electronically to patients with the advancement of communication systems and health informatics. Chronic wound (CW) detection and its healing rate assessment at remote distance is very much difficult due to unavailability of expert doctors.

Demographic and psychosocial characteristics of mobile phone ownership and usage among youth living in the slums of Kampala, Uganda.

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Aug 26, 2014

INTRODUCTION: The use of mobile phones and other technology for improving health through research and practice is growing quickly, in particular in areas with difficult-to-reach population or where the research infrastructure is less developed.

Perceptions of adult trauma patients on the acceptability of text messaging as an aid to reduce harmful drinking behaviours.

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Jan 08, 2014

BACKGROUND: Brief interventions (BIs) have been shown to be effective in modifying hazardous drinking behaviours in a range of settings. However, they are underutilised in hospitals due to resource constraints.

[Requirements for hospital emergency diagnosis in definitive treatment of injuries].

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Dec 14, 2000

For the purpose of prompt diagnostics, next to emergency room, we have x-ray room with a possibility of chest and skeleton x-ray filming, as well as one mobile x-ray machine and ultrasound device, with a radiologist and radiographer on 24 hours shift.

[Patient monitoring after discharge by teleconsultation].

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Nov 27, 2002

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.

Tablets in trauma: using mobile computing platforms to improve patient understanding and experience.

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Mar 07, 2013

Tablets are becoming commonplace in the health care setting. Patients often request to view their radiographs after sustaining trauma. This can be challenging, especially if patients are immobile.

Trauma Network North-West - improving holistic care for trauma patients by means of internet and mobile technologies.

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Sep 11, 2009

The Trauma Network North-West as an initiative seeks to improve the initial and follow-up care for severely injured patients in need of immediate intensive care. The main goals are intensification and optimization of exchange of information, expertise and knowledge among participating clinics.

Digital wireless radiology consultations with a portable computer.

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Oct 20, 1999

A wireless system for radiological subspecialist consultation based on a portable personal computer and a GSM cellular phone was tested. A link with secure access to the hospital image network was built. A total of 68 emergency computerized tomography (CT) examinations were transmitted.

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