research data . Dataset . 2016

Feasibility of AmbulanCe-Based Telemedicine (FACT) Study: Safety, Feasibility and Reliability of Third Generation In-Ambulance Telemedicine

Yperzeele, Laetitia; Van Hooff, Robbert-Jan; De Smedt, Ann; Valenzuela Espinoza, Alexis; Van Dyck, Rita; Van de Casseye, Rohny; Convents, Andre; Hubloue, Ives; Lauwaert, Door; De Keyser, Jacques; ...
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Figshare
<div><p>Background</p><p>Telemedicine is currently mainly applied as an in-hospital service, but this technology also holds potential to improve emergency care in the prehospital arena. We report on the safety, feasibility and reliability of in-ambulance teleconsultation using a telemedicine system of the third generation.</p><p>Methods</p><p>A routine ambulance was equipped with a system for real-time bidirectional audio-video communication, automated transmission of vital parameters, glycemia and electronic patient identification. All patients ( ≥18 years) transported during emergency missions by a Prehospital Intervention Team of the Universitair Ziekenhuis B...
free text keywords: Medicine, Biotechnology, Cancer, 110309 Infectious Diseases, 80699 Information Systems not elsewhere classified, blood oxygen saturation, communication, prehospital diagnosis.ResultsPrehospital teleconsultation, emergency, glycemia, Feasibility, Telemedicine, speed broadband access, safety, telemedicine, SMS, connectivity, Prehospital Intervention Team, patient identification, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
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