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Long-distance consults: Using Google Glass for remote assessment of toxicology patients
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This resource is a video abstract of a research paper created by Research Square on behalf of its authors. It provides a synopsis that's easy to understand, and can be used to introduce the topics it covers to students, researchers, and the general public. The video's transcript is also provided in full, with a portion provided below for preview:

"Google Glass may provide an accurate and reliable means for toxicologists to perform remote patient assessments, finds a new study. Treatment of patients suffering from poisoning, envenomation, or a drug overdose can be greatly enhanced with guidance from a medical toxicologist. However, many hospitals do not have these specialists on staff. Enter teletoxicology. Using audiovisual technologies, it is now possible for toxicologists to provide patient consults from anywhere in the world. The head-mounted device, Google Glass, provides exciting possibilities in this field because of its small size and relatively low cost. But, before this technology can be widely used in a clinical setting, its ability to accurately and reliably connect physicians and patients needs to be thoroughly investigated. A team of physicians in Arizona tested a specially prepared Google Glass for toxicology consults..."

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