Telemedicine

Clinical Examination Component of Telemedicine, Telehealth, mHealth, and Connected Health Medical Practices.

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Jan 01, 0000

Telemedicine and telehealth are the practices of medicine at a distance. Performing the equivalent of a complete clinical examination by telemedicine would be unusual. However, components of a more traditional clinical examination are part of the telemedicine workup for specific conditions.

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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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The Current State of Telemedicine in Urology.

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Jan 01, 0000

Telemedicine use in urology is an evolving practice. In this article, the authors review the early experience of telemedicine specifically as it relates to urologic practice and discuss the future implications and the utility of telemedicine as it applies to other fields.

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Telehealth

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Jan 01, 0000
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Assessing Mobile Health Capacity and Task Shifting Strategies to Improve Hypertension Among Ghanaian Stroke Survivors.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: There has been a tremendous surge in stroke prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa. Hypertension (HTN), the most potent, modifiable risk factor for stroke, is a particular challenge in sub-Saharan Africa.

Assessment of Ileostomy Output Using Telemedicine: A Feasibility Trial.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Ileostomies are a routine part of the care of patients with rectal cancer, but are associated with significant risk for dehydration, readmission, and acute kidney injury.

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Curing Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Best Practices From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Oct 03, 2017

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the nation's largest care provider for hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients and is uniquely suited to inform national efforts to eliminate HCV.

International Issues: Teleneurology in humanitarian crises: Lessons from the Médecins Sans Frontières experience.

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Jul 18, 2017

Humanitarian emergencies defined by armed conflict, political strife, famine, or natural disaster can devastate populations rapidly. Neurologic disorders accompany these complex humanitarian emergencies but often go unheeded, exacerbated by a scarcity of neurologists.

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