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Telemedicine to Manage Sudden Mass Casualty Incidents Remotely

  • Mauricio Lynn
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Abstract

Telemedicine is gaining increasing popularity in recent years as a new approach to assist with patient care in remote locations, where expert physicians may not be available. Today, most medical personnel have cellular phones with cameras capable of transmitting still images and videos to experts all around the world. For these reasons, some advocate the use of telemedicine to manage disasters in remote locations.

Keywords

Telemedicine Remote Satellite Communications Sudden mass casualty incidents 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of SurgeryMiamiUSA

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