A telehealth project for supporting an isolated physiotherapist in a rural community of Hokkaido.

Abstract

Almost all towns and villages in the rural areas of Hokkaido suffer shortages of health-care professionals, particularly therapists (e.g. physiotherapists, occupational and speech therapists). A therapist in a rural community must work as a general rehabilitation therapist. This adds to the stress of both the responsibility and the isolation and it seems to… (More)

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@article{Jin2000ATP, title={A telehealth project for supporting an isolated physiotherapist in a rural community of Hokkaido.}, author={Chang-Hyun Jin and Akira Ishikawa and Yasushi Sengoku and Toshio Ohyanagi}, journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare}, year={2000}, volume={6 Suppl 2}, pages={S35-7} }