Global Telehealth

Global Telehealth. Edited by Anthony C. Smith and Anthony J. Maeder Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press, 2010.

Title Global Telehealth
Place of Publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher IOS Press
Publication year 2010
Sub-type Edited book
Volume 161
Series Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
ISBN 9781607506584
Language eng
Editor Anthony C. Smith
Anthony J. Maeder
Total number of pages 216
Collection year 2011
Abstract/Summary Telehealth – the delivery of health services and clinical information from a distance – has reached new levels with the communication revolution of the last decade: consumer videoconferencing, mobile devices, high bandwidth infrastructure and close range wireless sensor networks have made many advances possible in the field. New specialized clinical applications and markets have also emerged. These include tele-homecare, tele-rehabilitation and tele-emergency, surveillance and disaster response, while ideas which once seemed futuristic, such as tele-procedures and tele-surgery, are now seen as being within the realms of possibility.
Q-Index Code AX
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Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes This book contains selected papers from the Global Telehealth 2010 conference, hosted by the Australasian Telehealth Society. They cover a broad spectrum, from successfully completed projects to work in progress. The papers chosen for publication are all deemed to have lasting value, and to capture the international diversity and scope of contemporary telehealth developments.

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