Priya Ranganathan

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Telemedicine and teleconsultation in the era of COVID-19

Telemedicine and teleconsultation in the era of COVID-19

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Going to a hospital can be stressful for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for those in high-risk groups. Fortunately, hospitals are increasingly embracing telemedicine as a convenient alternative. New guidelines have also been outlined to encourage this practice amidst the crisis. Cancer patients require special consideration during the COVID-19 pandemic, and telemedicine can safely attend to many of their daily needs, enable independence, and improve the overall quality of life.