Telephony remains useful in medical informatics

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7006.689a (Published 09 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:689
  1. B W Lloyd,
  2. M A Rossiter,
  3. D Gurtin
  1. Consultant paediatrician Consultant paediatrician North Middlesex Hospital, London N18 1QX
  2. Paediatric registrar Hospital for Sick Children, London WC1N 3JH

    EDITOR,—Enrico Coiera1 and Paul McLaren and C J Ball2 point out that even in the midst of recent technological advances the telephone remains a valuable tool for doctors. We have recently shown that, in north London at least, the telephone's potential for improving communication between consultants and general practitioners has not been realised.

    We sent a questionnaire to …

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