A telemedicine system for the management of disaster situations

Cabrera, M. F.; Arredondo, M. T.
March 1999
Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare;Mar1999 Supplement 1, Vol. 5, p133
Academic Journal
The article provides information on a disaster management system, composed of mobile triage units, proposed to be installed at an advanced medical site (AMS). The measures that are being undertaken when major accidents occur are discussed in this article. The importance of knowing where the patients are at any instant and how many patients are at the reception area or are in transport are emphasized. In addition, this article discusses the functions of the MIU system in the proposed disaster management system.


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