WIT Press


Remote Operational Medical Assessment And Management

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/NL040021

Volume

30

Pages

13

Published

2004

Size

321 kb

Author(s)

H.B. Sorensen & J.S. Riess

Abstract

Serious voids exist in remote operational health care management creating an active global search for solutions to pressing medical readiness issues. Chemical and biological agents and new operational threat environments combined with a rapidly changing scientific database and scarce medical resources accelerate the demand for new tools and methods to enhance and strengthen remote medical management capabilities. Tools that distribute knowledge and capabilities to aid a range of first-responders in comprehensively evaluating a medical situation, guide the uniform collection and reporting of critical information, and provide a telemedicine clinical reach-back to medical experts for rapid point-of-care evidenced-based guidance are essential components of today's medical preparedness and response plans. Medical and non-medical f

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