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Mobile phone use for contacting emergency services in life-threatening circumstances

Abstract:

Background: The potential health benefits of mobile phone use have not been widely studied, except for telemedicine-type applications. Study Objectives: This study seeks to determine whether initial contact with emergency services via a mobile phone in life-threatening situations is associated with potential health benefits when compared to contact via a landline. Methods: A record-linkage study was carried out in which data from all emergency dispatches for immediately life-threatening event...

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Journal:
Journal of Emergency Medicine
Volume:
42
Issue:
3
Pages:
291-298
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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ISSN:
0736-4679
URN:
uuid:69f45473-f3eb-47b0-a55a-30fdb14a5aff
Source identifiers:
321572
Local pid:
pubs:321572

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