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Medicine in long duration space exploration: the role of virtual reality and broad bandwidth telecommunications networksSafety of astronauts during long-term space exploration is a priority for NASA. This paper describes efforts to produce Earth-based models for providing expert medical advice when unforeseen medical emergencies occur on spacecraft. These models are Virtual Collaborative Clinics that reach into remote sites using telecommunications and emerging stereo-imaging and sensor technologies. c 2001. Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
Document ID
20040088697
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Ross, M. D. (The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Telemedicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-5042, United States)
Date Acquired
August 21, 2013
Publication Date
August 1, 2001
Publication Information
Publication: Acta astronautica
Volume: 49
Issue: 3-10
ISSN: 0094-5765
Subject Category
Life Sciences (General)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
Non-NASA Center
NASA Discipline General Space Life Sciences