The role of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Future: Virology, Epidemiology, Translational Toxicology and Therapeutics

The pandemic has driven the demand for telehealth services

Sign in to read the full-text of this chapter for free. Don’t have an account? Register now.

Concerns about the prevention of this highly contagious pandemic of COVID-19 are on the rise, so is minimising doctor-patient physical contact for diagnosis of common problems. In this context, telemedicine or telehealth services can play a vital role for both the developed and developing countries. In this chapter we will discuss the various types of telehealth services, key outputs and limitations of this technology. We will also illustrate the sequential logistics in instituting telehealth services at AIIMS Jodhpur, India.

Read the full text of this chapter for free

How it works

Full-text chapters of books are available for free to our readers and members of the Royal Society of Chemistry. You need to sign in with your Chemistry World account or with your membership details to gain access. Don't have an account? Register now.

Register

Free
Get access to full-text book chapters. You'll also be able to read more articles each month before you see another paywall. It takes less than a minute and it's completely free.

Membership

Included as a benefit
Members of the Royal Society of Chemistry have unlimited access to Chemistry World as a benefit of membership - including our full-text book chapters. Just sign in with your usual membership credentials. Not a member? Find out how to join.