TITLE

Saskatoon doctors make a house call to MARS

AUTHOR(S)
Basky, Greg
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/28/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p1491
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that doctors in Saskatoon, Canada participated in a mock medical emergency to test the limits of long-distance medicine. How the test was staged by the United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to simulate a medical emergency on Mars; Use of video teleconferencing technology to arrive at a diagnosis; Statement that Saskatoon was chosen because of its experience with two-way audiovisual presentations.
ACCESSION #
3823620

 

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