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    How telemedicine can improve care to ill elderly

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    Describe how telemedicine might be used to improve clinical care provided to an elderly patient with a chronic illness. To do this, first describe the patient and their illness(es) and then how telemedicine could be used to improve outcomes.

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    "Telemedicine is a rapidly developing application of clinical medicine where medical information is transferred through interactive audiovisual media for the purpose of consulting, and sometimes remote medical procedures or examinations."
    "Telemedicine may be as simple as two health professionals discussing a case over the telephone, or as complex as using satellite technology and videoconferencing equipment to ...

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    The expert determines how telemedicine can improve care in ill elderly. The expert first describes the patient and their illness and how telemedicine could improve outcomes.