Camera in the Emerrgency Department: The Evolution of Stroke Telemeicine

Meschia, James F.
January 2009
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jan2009, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the emergence of stroke telemedicine. It is stated that telestroke is a high-technology solution to bring timely stroke expertise to underserved communities. He reveals a randomized trial of 710 patients with emergent neurosurgical conditions which showed that video consultation combined with teleradiography achieves a higher diagnostic accuracy than telephone consultation.


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