Medicine

Mobile phone application for self-assessment of acute stroke patients: A tool for extended care and follow-up.

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Jan 01, 0000

We aimed to assess the accuracy of self-assessment for acute stroke patients via mobile phone application-based scales and determine the value and prospect of clinical use.A cross-sectional study was designed and acute stroke patients were enrolled.

Generalization of the right acute stroke promotive strategies in reducing delays of intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke: A meta-analysis.

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Jan 01, 0000

The generalization of successful efforts for reducing time delays in intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) could help facilitate its utility and benefits in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients.We searched the PubMed and Embase databases for articles reporting interventions to reduce time delays in IVT,

A trial case of medical treatment for primary headache using telemedicine.

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Jan 01, 0000

RATIONALE: Video-based treatment in telemedicine is a potential alternative to face-to-face treatment. We describe our trial use of telemedicine to treat a patient with primary headache.

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A new automatic blood pressure kit auscultates for accurate reading with a smartphone: A diagnostic accuracy study.

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Aug 12, 2016

The widely used oscillometric automated blood pressure (BP) monitor was continuously questioned on its accuracy. A novel BP kit named Accutension which adopted Korotkoff auscultation method was then devised. Accutension worked with a miniature microphone, a pressure sensor, and a smartphone.

A telemedicine wound care model using 4G with smart phones or smart glasses: A pilot study.

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Aug 06, 2016

To assess the feasibility of a wound care model using 4th-generation mobile communication technology standards (4G) with smart phones or smart glasses for wound management.This wound care model is an interactive, real-time platform for implementing telemedicine changing wound dressings, or doing

Simulation training for emergency teams to manage acute ischemic stroke by telemedicine.

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Jun 17, 2016

Telemedicine contributes to initiating early intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) treatment for patients with acute cerebral infarction in areas without a stroke unit.

Biodex Fall Risk Assessment in the Elderly With Ataxia: A New Age-Dependent Derived Index in Rehabilitation: An Observational Study.

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Mar 11, 2016

The aim of this study was to evaluate if the Biodex Fall Risk Assessment could provide an age-adjusted index useful for classifying patients at "risk of fall."This was a cohort study conducted on 61 chronic patients, in stable conditions, having a history of ataxia, difficulty in walkin