Definition of telemedicine in English:


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[mass noun]
  • The remote diagnosis and treatment of patients by means of telecommunications technology.
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    • Computer systems already exist that make ‘diagnoses’ and telemedicine can transmit images and information across the world.
    • The UK multicentre teledermatology trial is evaluating the use of real time telemedicine for delivering dermatological health care.
    • The advancements in telemedicine will link clinicians with patients across great distances.

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