The use of a internet-connected monitor/camera in emergency eye patients.
The use of a internet-connected monitor/camera in emergency eye patients.
Document number : 222151
Created by: JOHN HADOK, 2017-10-03
Last revised by: JOHN HADOK, 2017-10-03
Document created in: James Cook University

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1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

A magnifying camera especially designed for eye examination will be used in an emergency department to improve the initial assessment of patients with eye problems. The photos and measurements will be sent to an eye specialist who can give advice to the treating doctor. The effectiveness of this system will be measured.

Workplaces involved in this project

information Added workplaces
Health Care - Health care providers - Queensland Health - Mackay Hospital and Health Service - Mackay Base Hospital - Mackay Institute of Research and Innovation

2. In depth information

Scientific title

The use of a networked slit lamp and retinoscope in store-and-forward telemedicine in Mackay Base Hospital Emergency Department: quality surveillance; effects on practioner confidence and case management; patient outcomes.

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Date commenced

2017-01-01

The use of a internet-connected monitor/camera in emergency eye patients., from James Cook University
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