Access to Expert Stroke Care with Telemedicine: REACH MUSC

@inproceedings{Kazley2012AccessTE,
  title={Access to Expert Stroke Care with Telemedicine: REACH MUSC},
  author={Abby Swanson Kazley and Rebecca C. Wilkerson and Edward C. Jauch and Robert J. Adams},
  booktitle={Front. Neur.},
  year={2012}
}
Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability, and recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) can significantly reduce the long-term impact of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) if given within 3 h of symptom onset. South Carolina is located in the "stroke belt" and has a high rate of stroke and stroke mortality. Many small rural SC hospitals do not maintain the expertise needed to treat AIS patients with rtPA. MUSC is an academic medical center using REACH MUSC telemedicine to deliver stroke… CONTINUE READING
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