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Table 5 Details on Cardiac Teleconsultations

From: Teleconsultation service to improve healthcare in rural areas: acceptance, organizational impact and appropriateness

  Specialist Consultation
GP's Decision ED Hosp In-Clinic Diagnostic None Therapy Contact TOTAL
ED 38 (20.0%) 4 (2.1%) 6 (3.2%) 36 (18.9%) 59 (31.3%) 35 (18.4%) 12 (6.3%) 190
Hosp 2 (33.3%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (16.7%) 2 (33.3%) 1 (16.7%) 0 (0%) 6
In-clinic 22 (3.6%) 6 (1.0%) 7 (1.1%) 65 (10.6%) 397 64.8%) 71 (11.6%) 45 (7.3%) 613
Diagnostic 5 (7.8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 9 (14.1%) 37 (57.8%) 7 (10.9%) 6 (9.4%) 64
None 1 (1.9%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 11 (20.4%) 29 (53.7%) 9 (16.7%) 4 (7.4%) 54
TOTAL 68 10 13 122 524 123 67 927
  1. GP indicates General Practitioner; ED, Emergency Departments; Hosp, Hospitalisations; In-Clinic, In-Clinic Visits; Diagnostic, Need for Diagnostics; None, No Action; Therapy, Therapy Change; Contact, Contact Reprogramming