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Author Latifi, R
Title Current Principles and Practices of Telemedicine and e-Health : Current Principles and Practices of Telemedicine and e-Health
Imprint Amsterdam : IOS Press, 2008
©2008
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Descript 1 online resource (296 pages)
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Series Studies in Health Technology and Informatics ; v.131
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Note Title page -- Preface -- Contents -- I. The Development of Telemedicine -- International Virtual e-Hospital: The Balkans Journey -- II. Creating and Integrating Telemedicine and e-Health Systems -- Integrating Telemedicine and Telehealth: Putting It All Together -- The Do's and Don't's when You Establish Telemedicine and e-Health (Not Only) in Developing Countries -- The Last Challenges and Barriers to the Development of Telemedicine Programs -- Creating Telehealth Networks from Existing Infrastructures -- Network Design for Telemedicine - e-Health Using Satellite Technology -- Changing from Paper to Paperless Hospitals in Busy Academic Centers -- III. Special Applications of Telemedicine -- Telemedicine in Extreme Conditions: Disasters, War, Remote Sites -- Technologies for Complex and Critical Care Telemedicine -- Intensive Care Telemedicine: Evaluating a Model for Proactive Remote Monitoring and Intervention in the Critical Care Setting -- IV. Clinical Telemedicine -- Telemedicine in Neurosciences -- Telemedicine in Primary Health Care -- Telemedicine for Home Health and the New Patient: When Do We Really Need to Go to the Hospital? -- Telerehabilitation: Current Perspectives -- Telemedicine and Wound Care -- Telemedicine for Pathology -- Tele-Dermatology in Australia -- Telemedicine in Oncology: European Perspective -- V. The Internet and Medicine -- The Authority and Utility of Internet Information -- VI. New Frontiers of Telemedicine -- Telepresence and Telemedicine in Trauma and Emergency -- Appendix -- Subject Index -- Author Index
This book represents the most current development on the expanding and changing field of telemedicine and e-health, especially in the developing countries. Many things have changed since the publication of the first book in 2004 ("Establishing Telemedicine in Developing Countries: From Inception to Implementation"). Telemedicine has become more popular, and still continues to grow. While there are many good books and materials on telemedicine, this publication can be seen as a work of reference for all of those who want to practice telemedicine and e-health, particularly in developing countries.This publication deals with ways to establish telemedicine and e-health system, not only in the developing countries, but also in the developed world. Hopefully, this book will be a guide that reflects the status of telemedicine at the given time. It is dedicated to all future generations of telemedicine and e-health students, which include healthcare practitioners, administrators, policy makers, technical professionals and others
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Latifi, R. Current Principles and Practices of Telemedicine and e-Health : Current Principles and Practices of Telemedicine and e-Health Amsterdam : IOS Press,c2008 9781586038069
Subject Medical care -- Data processing.;Telecommunication in medicine
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