Use of WhatsApp for Communication Between Consulting Physicians and the Emergency Physicians (whatsapp)

A

Adiyaman University Research Hospital

Status

Completed

Conditions

Consultation

Treatments

Other: WhatsApp

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02605317
ADYU

Details and patient eligibility

About

The aim of this study is to determinate outcomes of WhatsApp Messenger (a messaging program for smart phones) usage for Communication Between Consulting Physicians and the Emergency Physicians.

Full description

Effective communication between consulting physicians and the emergency physicians is critical for patients in the emergency department. WhatsApp Messenger (a messaging program for smart phones), is the most commonly used for communication in at present. WhatsApp Messenger is the most globally popular messaging application. Also, it has been started to be used for communication in healthcare. The aim of this study is to determinate outcomes of WhatsApp Messenger usage for communication between consulting and the emergency physicians.

Enrollment

500 patients

Sex

All

Ages

19 to 70 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

Age≥18 years

Exclusion criteria

  • Patients who were not known the reason of admission to Emergency Service
  • Patients who were not determined consulting Physicians' arrival duration to emergency department
  • Patients who were not known the outcomes of consultation
  • Patients transferred other hospitals from Emergency Service
  • Patients who were not determined the time of consultation call

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