Being able to open any mobile phone camera enables triage of scene (mechanism of injury) and patient (physiology).
This enables better resource allocation and can start treatment sooner.
Mark Wilson is a Neurosurgeon and Pre-Hopsital care doctor, Professor of Brain Injury at Imperial College and holds the Gibson Chair of Pre-Hospital Care, RCSEd. His research interest is traumatic and hypoxia brain injury. He co-founded GoodSAM (www.goodsamapp.org). This is being adopted worldwide for cardiac arrest but has applications across all of pre-hospital care.