Use of telehealth for patients referred to a retrieval service: timing, destination, mode of transport, escort level and patient care

Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 05/04/2012

Most alterations were for severity of patient condition, then diagnosis and priority of transfer. The use of telehealth was thought to be beneficial in confirming the original decision in 30 cases. Telehealth was not of assistance in seven cases. Telehealth appears to assist in accurate decision–making during the medical coordination of aeromedical retrievals.

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