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The tyranny of distance: telemedicine for the critically ill in rural Australia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22934873     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of severe sepsis with multi-organ failure needing complex support was deemed too ill for transfer to a major centre. Telemedicine allowed direct patient review, collaborative advice and collegial support with maintained healthcare standards while avoiding long distance transfer from his home and family.
Authors:
Rj Boots; Sj Singh; J Lipman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia and intensive care     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0310-057X     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesth Intensive Care     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0342017     Medline TA:  Anaesth Intensive Care     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  871-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
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