Telemedicine for national and international disaster response

  title={Telemedicine for national and international disaster response},
  author={Earl W. Ferguson and Ashot Sarkisian and Frank Young and Claude de Ville de Goyet},
  journal={Journal of Medical Systems},
Telemedicine has become an integral component of national and locally coordinated medical and public health responses to emergencies and disasters in most developed countries. The levels of this response are highly variable, ranging from telemetry of individual patient care data, such as electrocardiograms, and supervision of medical care given by medical and paramedical personnel to coordination of information for disaster assessment and response, including coordination of medical logistics… CONTINUE READING

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