TY - CHAP A1 - David Wallace A2 - Mark Pickford ED1 - Georgi Graschew ED2 - Stefan Rakowsky Y1 - 2011-06-20 PY - 2011 T1 - The Role of Telemedicine in the Management of Acute Trauma Referrals to a Regional Plastic and Hand Surgery Unit in the South East of England N2 - Telemedicine is a rapidly evolving field as new technologies are implemented for example for the development of wireless sensors, quality data transmission. Using the Internet applications such as counseling, clinical consultation support and home care monitoring and management are more and more realized, which improves access to high level medical care in underserved areas. The 23 chapters of this book present manifold examples of telemedicine treating both theoretical and practical foundations and application scenarios. BT - Telemedicine SP - Ch. 23 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/24814 DO - 10.5772/24814 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-17 ER -