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Telemedicine is a rapidly developing application of clinical medicine where medical information is transferred via telephone, the Internet or other networks for the purpose of consulting, and sometimes remote medical procedures or examinations.
Telemedicine may be as simple as two health professionals discussing a case over the telephone, or as complex as using satellite technology and video-conferencing equipment to conduct a real-time consultation between medical specialists in two different countries. Telemedicine generally refers to the use of communications and information technologies for the delivery of clinical care.
Care at a distance (also called in absentia care), is an old practice which was often conducted via post; there has been a long and successful history of in absentia health care, which - thanks to modern communication technology - has metamorphosed into what we know as modern telemedicine.
In its early manifestations, African villagers used smoke signals to warn people to stay away from the village in case of serious disease. In the early 1900s, people living in remote areas in Australia used two-way radios, powered by a dynamo driven by a set of bicycle pedals, to communicate with the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia.
The terms e-health and telehealth are at times wrongly interchanged with telemedicine. Like the terms "medicine" and "health care", telemedicine often refers only to the provision of clinical services while the term telehealth can refer to clinical and non-clinical services such as medical education, administration, and research. The term e-health is often, particularly in the UK and Europe, used as an umbrella term that includes telehealth, electronic medical records, and other components of health IT.


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1 MC4 In-depth Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4495
2 eHealthopinion web based Telemedicine application by Medisoft Telemedicine Pvt. Ltd. Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4413
3 Tele Doctor - Integrated Telemedicine System Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4343
4 Telepresence system Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4246
5 Remote medical surgery. Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4119
6 telemedicine and UMPC Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 3900
7 Telemedicine: Medical Videoconferencing Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4061
8 Telemedicine in operationroom Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 3919
9 The Death of Telemedicine Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4231
10 OSUmedicine: Telemedicine explained Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4250
11 OSUmedicine: KOTV 10pm Shriners Telemedicine Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4181
12 OSUmedicine: OETA Telemedicine Report Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4090
13 OSUmedicine: Mobile Telemedicine Clinic Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 3949
14 OSUmedicine: Will Rogers Telemedicine Center Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4193
15 Telemedicine 2: Integrated IT for Healthcare Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 3939
16 Telemedicine - how the system upload patient data to web Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 3715
17 Telemedicine - how the system acquire ECG data Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 3992
18 TeleMedicine Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 3938
19 Telemedicine - video conferencing is the integrated part Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 3876
20 Telemedicine - how the system download patient data from web Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 3800
21 Remote medical surgery Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4230
22 What I Know about Telemedicine Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4383
23 Patient Safety - Telemedicine Watch Saves Lives Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4464
24 Telemedicine project Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4410
25 Telemedicine Helps Save A Youngster's Life Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4144
26 Telemedicine: An Evolving Tool for Improving Health Care Dr. Hazem El-Oraby 4662

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