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Edited by Thomas F. Heston

Washington State University

The practice of telemedicine enables the remote practice of medicine across a wide spectrum of medical specialties, from radiology to psychiatry and intensive care. Progressing from the telegraph to telephone, to video and to remote-sensing devices, telemedicine now brings specialty medical care to all regions of the global community. Telemedicine research now includes investigation into optimal data transmission and legislative issues, in addition to the development of improved medical devices. This collection of the latest thinking by experts in the telemedicine field will help readers stay abreast of the latest developments in this important field of medicine.

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TelehealthEdited by Thomas F. Heston

Published: February 27th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78461

ISBN: 978-1-78985-498-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-497-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-050-8

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

5015 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

17 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Telemedicine

By Thomas F. Heston


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2. An Analysis of Telemedicine Experiences and Services in Chile

By Antonio Rienzo Renato


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3. Barriers to Development of Telemedicine in Developing Countries

By Surya Bali


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4. The Advent of Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC)-MEMS within the Medical System

By Jian-Chiun Liou


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5. Telerobotic 3D Articulated Arm-Assisted Surgery Tools with Augmented Reality for Surgery Training

By Ahmad Hoirul Basori and Hani Moaiteq Abdullah AlJahdali


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