Enrollment of research subjects through telemedicine networks in a multicenter acute intracerebral hemorrhage clinical trial: design and methods.

@article{Caceres2013EnrollmentOR,
  title={Enrollment of research subjects through telemedicine networks in a multicenter acute intracerebral hemorrhage clinical trial: design and methods.},
  author={J Alfredo Caceres and David Greer and Joshua Goldstein and Anand Viswanathan and Jos{\'e} I. Su{\'a}rez and Logan Brau and Joseph Christopher Zacko and Theodore J Lowenkopf and Chad M. Miller and Qaisar A. Shah and Ira Chang and Souvik Sen and Steven R. Mess{\'e} and S. H. Chou and A I Qureshi},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
BACKGROUND Enrollment of subjects in acute stroke trials is often hindered by narrow timeframes, because a large proportion of patients arrive via transfers from outside facilities rather than primary arrival at the enrolling hospital. RATIONALE Telemedicine networks have been increasingly used for provision of care for acute stroke patients at facilities outside of major academic centers. Treatment decisions made through telemedicine networks in patients with acute ischemic stroke have been… CONTINUE READING