Long-term effects of specialized stroke care with telemedicine support in community hospitals on behalf of the Telemedical Project for Integrative Stroke Care (TEMPiS).

@article{Audebert2009LongtermEO,
  title={Long-term effects of specialized stroke care with telemedicine support in community hospitals on behalf of the Telemedical Project for Integrative Stroke Care (TEMPiS).},
  author={Heinrich Jakob Audebert and Kathrin Schultes and Viola Tietz and Peter Ulrich Heuschmann and U. Bogdahn and Roman Ludwig Haberl and Johannes Schenkel},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={902-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Stroke unit treatment is effective in reducing death and dependency after stroke but is not available in many, particularly rural, areas. The implementation of a stroke network with telemedicine support was associated with improved outcome at 3 months. We report follow-up results at 12 and 30 months after acute stroke. METHODS Telemedical Project for Integrative Stroke Care (TEMPiS) consists of the set-up of specialized local stroke wards, continuous medical education… CONTINUE READING