National Institutes of Health (U.S.)

New technology in dietary assessment: a review of digital methods in improving food record accuracy.

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Publication Date: 
Jan 22, 2013

Methods for conducting dietary assessment in the United States date back to the early twentieth century. Methods of assessment encompassed dietary records, written and spoken dietary recalls, FFQ using pencil and paper and more recently computer and internet applications.

Simultaneous ring voice-over-Internet phone system enables rapid physician elicitation of explicit informed consent in prehospital stroke treatment trials.

Publication Date: 
Nov 26, 2009

BACKGROUND: Cellular phone conversations between on-scene patients or their legally authorized representatives (LARs) and off-scene enrolling physician-investigators require immediate and reliable connection systems to obtain explicit informed research consent in prehospital treatment trials.

Developing next-generation telehealth tools and technologies: patients, systems, and data perspectives.

Publication Date: 
Feb 03, 2010

The major goals of telemedicine today are to develop next-generation telehealth tools and technologies to enhance healthcare delivery to medically underserved populations using telecommunication technology, to increase access to medical specialty services while decreasing healthcare costs, and to

Reliability of real-time video smartphone for assessing National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale scores in acute stroke patients.

Publication Date: 
Nov 27, 2012

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Telestroke reduces acute stroke care disparities between urban stroke centers and rural hospitals. Current technologies used to conduct remote patient assessments have high start-up costs, yet they cannot consistently establish quality timely connections.