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Role of Telemedicine in Anesthesia: Are We Ready Yet?

Published: November 24, 2021

Categories: Education and Training in Anaesthesia, General Topics

Language: English


Telemedicine is a modality which utilizes technology to provide and support health care across large distances. It has redefined the practices of medicine in many specialties and continues to be a boon for clinicians on many frontiers. Its role in the branch of anesthesia remains largely unexplored but has shown to be beneficial in all the three phases: pre-operative, intra-operative, and postoperative. Now time has come that anesthesiologists across the globe reassess their strategies and utilize the telemedicine facilities in the field of anesthesia.