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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 even...

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Journal:
The Journal of emergency medicine
Volume:
42
Issue:
3
Pages:
291-298.e3
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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ISSN:
0736-4679
URN:
uuid:fc671879-7017-4cb9-ad62-5ca70b79747b
Source identifiers:
221529
Local pid:
pubs:221529

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