TITLE

Telemedicine and fetal ultrasonography in a remote Newfoundland community

AUTHOR(S)
Reddy, E. Rajaram; Bartlett, Peter J.; Harnett, John D.M.; McManamon, Patrick J.; Snelgrove, Carson
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/25/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 2, p206
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the results of a study on the efficacy and reliability of teleobstetric ultrasonography services from an urban tertiary center to a remote Newfoundland hospital in a timely and cost-effective manner. Difficulties and inconveniences pregnant women from rural areas face in their efforts to travel to large medical centers for ultrasound scans; Indication that teleobstetric ultrasonography services using telephone lines can be provided to a remote hospital in a reliable and timely manner.
ACCESSION #
2731199

 

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