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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/15543

Title: Building an Advanced Wireless End to End Emergency Medical System
Authors: Basema Saddik
Samir EL-MASRI
Keywords: Emergency; Online health record; Ambulance; Mobile web services; GPS .
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Health Informatics Society of Australia
Abstract: Effective communication in healthcare is important and especially critical in emergency situations. In this paper we propose a new comprehensive emergency system which will facilitate the communication process in emergency cases from ambulance dispatch to the patient’s arrival and handover in the hospital. The proposed system has been designed to facilitate and computerise all the processes involved in an accident from finding the nearest ambulance through to accessing a patient’s online health record which can assist in pre- hospital treatments. The proposed system will also locate the nearest hospital specialising in the patient’s condition and will communicate patient identification to the emergency department. The components of the proposed system and the technologies used in building this system are outlined in this paper as well as the challenges expected and proposed solutions to these challenges.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/15543
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