Garshnek, Victoria MS, PhD, Burkle, Frederick M. Jr. MD, MPH, FAAP, FACEP Applications of Telemedicine and Telecommunications to Disaster Medicine: Historical and Furture Perspectives Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association 1999 http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/picrender.fcgi?tool=pmcentrez&blobtype=pdf&artid=61342. Link Accessed: 2007-02-16.

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This review paper offers a historical perspecitive and  lessons learned about disaster-specific telemedicine appliations and their capabilities in relief efforts.  The paper looks at civilian and military experiences with telemedicine in disasters. An interesting inclusion is a timeline of military and civilian disaster telemedicine deployments.  While this work is dated, it is worth the read.