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Review Article - Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2022) Volume 12, Issue 87

Telemedicine - A boon in corona crisis.

Introduction: During Covid-19 pandemic, Telemedicine is helping in reducing the burden on tertiary hospital by providing diagnosis & treatment to patient in their own geographical location & reducing chances of patient’s exposure to hospital visit. Subjective: It includes a subjective definition of Telemedicine, what components are required to establish this technique. Aim: Aim of this research article is to study the role of Telehealth services and how it is being used in context of Covid-19. Material &Methods: -Different articles related to the topic and material available on internet. Observation: A successful practice of implementation of Telemedicine which proves how it acts as boon in these pandemics. Discussion: Telemedicine is acting as a bridge for the gap between people, medical specialists, and health-care delivery systems thus allowing everyone, particularly those patients with symptoms, to stay at home and communicate with experts via virtual platforms, consequently reducing the spread of virus in large populations and health professionals working on the forefront. Conclusion: Telemedicine provides a lifeline for patients to connect with their health care provider 24 hours a day, round the clock in all days in a week. This provides tremendous comfort and assurance to the people while also assisting in the monitoring of the patient of home isolation during these hard moments.

Author(s): Shravani Pohane, Madhulika D Tiwari, Shubhada Gade, Dattu Hawale, Lalit B Damahe5

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