Telemedicine in acute stroke

@article{Handschu2008TelemedicineIA,
  title={Telemedicine in acute stroke},
  author={Mba PD Dr. Ren{\'e} Handschu and Mateusz Scibor MSc and Barbara Willaczek and Martin Nueckel and PhD Josef G. Heckmann and Dirk Asshoff and PhD Dieter Belohlavek and PhD Frank Erbguth and PhD Stefan Schwab},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={255},
  pages={1792-1797}
}
Telemedicine is increasingly being used in acute stroke care. Some of the first studies and network projects are already applying remote audiovisual communication for patient evaluation. Formerly the telephone was the method of choice to contact experts for case discussion. We compared remote video-examination and telephone consultation in acute stroke care. Two district hospitals were linked to stroke centers in Northern Bavaria. Patients with symptoms suggestive of an acute stroke were… CONTINUE READING
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