Teleconsultation from a secondary hospital for paediatric emergencies occurring at rural hospitals in Queensland.

We reviewed telehealth consultations for acute paediatric patients presenting at rural sites in the Mackay district in 2012. Patient data and outcomes were collected prospectively, and a survey of the referring clinicians was undertaken. Thirty four patient consultations were conducted via telehealth with 14 referring clinicians. Most of the referrals were… CONTINUE READING