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Abstract W P294: Integration of TeleStroke into an Established Telemedicine System

@inproceedings{Isom2014AbstractWP,
  title={Abstract W P294: Integration of TeleStroke into an Established Telemedicine System},
  author={Kristen C. Isom and Richard L. Summers and Kristi Henderson},
  year={2014}
}
Background and Purpose: Most acute stroke patients first present to the emergency department. Emergency personnel are often encouraged to maintain a low threshold for stroke activations to capture all potential candidates for early treatment options. However, a national shortage of neurologists has placed a strain on the stroke specialists providing oversight for all these activations. Our stroke team faced a situation in which there were a limited number of neurologists and consistent coverage… CONTINUE READING

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