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Table 2 Efficacy outcomes

From: Teleradiology for remote consultation using iPad improves the use of health system human resources for paediatric fractures: prospective controlled study in a tertiary care hospital in Italy

  Standard approach (only verbal communication) Standard approach plusX-ray through iPad P value
In-hospital orthopaedic consultations required 32 (76.1%) 16 (38%) P < 0.001
Immediate activation of other services (surgery and plaster room) 0 (0%) 14 (33.3%) P < 0.001
Average time for decision making on case treatment (in minutes) 56.2 ± 16.1* 23.4 ± 21.8 P < 0.001
  1. *Including travel time to the hospital to view the x-ray if needed.