Application of Telemedicine System to Prehospital Medical Control

  title={Application of Telemedicine System to Prehospital Medical Control},
  author={Suck Ju Cho and In Ho Kwon and Jinwoo Jeong},
  booktitle={Healthcare informatics research},
OBJECTIVES Although ambulance-based telemedicine has been reported to be safe and feasible, its clinical usefulness has not been well documented, and different prehospital management systems would yield different results. The authors evaluated the feasibility and usefulness of telemedicine-assisted direct medical control in the Korean emergency medical service system. METHODS Twenty ambulances in the Busan area were equipped with a telemedicine system. Three-lead electrocardiogram, blood… CONTINUE READING
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