Telemedicine in a rural community hospital for remote wound care consultations.

@article{Clegg2011TelemedicineIA,
  title={Telemedicine in a rural community hospital for remote wound care consultations.},
  author={Amy Clegg and Thresa Brown and Dawn Engels and Phyllis Griffin and David Simonds},
  journal={Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={301-4}
}
BACKGROUND We found that the number of patients requiring wound care consultation was increasing but the distance from our rural campus to the main campus acted as a barrier for timely consultations. Therefore, we implanted a telemedicine program, based on technology manufactured by VISICU (Baltimore, MD) used by intensive care and step-down unit patients in our health system. PROCESS A wound consultation was performed with one certified WOC nurse in the remote facility and another certified… CONTINUE READING

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