“Telemedicine Can Replace the Neurologist on a Mobile Stroke Unit”
About: Research article about a comparative study where one group of stroke patients in a mobile stroke unit was examined by an onboard neurologist while the other group was examined via a telemedicine neurologist (audio and video). It was found that a telemedicine neurologist gave a reliable and accurate assessment of the stroke patient.
Publication date: 2017-01-12
“A Systematic Review of the Implementation Challenges of Telemedicine Systems in Ambulances”
About: A review of the implementation of telemedicine such as video conferencing in ambulances. The paper summarizes and discusses the challenges based on the papers in the subject.
Publication date: 2017-09-01
“Comparison of physician staffed emergency teams with paramedic teams assisted by telemedicine – a randomized, controlled simulation study”
About: A cohort study in Germany which aimed to compare a group where paramedics were assisted by an EMS physician via telemedicin and a group where the EMS physician was not remote. The telemedical functions included video streaming.
Publication date: 2012-07-03
“Evaluation Of CPR Quality Via Smartphone With A Video Livestream – A Study In A Metropolitan Area”
About: A study performed in 2018 in Cologne where it was examined if video livestreaming from a smartphone (the caller’s) to the EMS dispatcher could improve the quality of CPR.
Publication date: 2019-12-14
“The Ottawa Telehealth Project”
About: A project in Canada where it was examined how the use of telecommunications such as video cameras in emergency situations works for patients with cardiologic problems.
Publication date: 2009-01-29
“How to improve communication using technology in emergency medical services? A case study from Finland”
About: A case study in Finland where it was investigated how using technology can improve the communication in EMS. It is discussed how real-time video communication with consulting physicians in-hospital could improve patient care.
Publication date: 2018-12-04
Study performed in Finland.
“Comparing Sources of Disruptions to Telemedicine-Enabled Stroke Care in an Ambulance”
About: Study that was performed to evaluate the different possible disruptions to a video consultation in the ambulance for stroke patients. Seat size and arrangement of equipment among other things were investigated.
Publication date: 2021-11-11
“Prehospital Advanced Resuscitation with Video Direct Medical Control Using Mobile Smart Device”
About: Article about a study where the aim was to assess the effect of video remote direct medical control using a mobile smart device for cardiac arrest. The resuscitation of the patients were performed by the paramedics with video communication direction.
Publication date: 2019-05-06
“Emergency Telemedicine Mobile Ultrasounds Using a 5G-Enabled Application: Development and Usability Study”
About: Study that investigates the use of a 5G application which enables streaming of audio, video and ultrasound transmission from the ambulance to a hospital.
Publication date: English
Study performed in Germany.
“Time Gain Needed for In-Ambulance Telemedicine: Cost-Utility Model”
About: An observational study where standard stroke care is compared to stroke care complemented by in-ambulance-telemedicine where paramedics and neurologists can communicate via an audio-video system to develop a cost-effective model for in-ambulance-telemedicine.
Publication date: 2017-11-24