Emergency Department Telemedicine Is Used for More Severely Injured Rural Trauma Patients, but Does Not Decrease Transfer: A Cohort Study
Academic Emergency Medicine, 24(2):177–185.
Traumatic injury is a leading cause of death in the U.S.
Rural residents have limited access to trauma care, and
telemedicine has been proposed to improve trauma care
locally. This study describes patient-level factors
associated with telemedicine and measures the association
between telemedicine consultation and interhospital
Rural Telehealth Research Center
Nicholas Mohr, Karisa Harland, Elizabeth Chrischilles, Amanda Bell, Dan Shane, Marcia Ward