Ovbiagele, Bruce

Tele-Rehabilitation after Stroke: An Updated Systematic Review of the Literature.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Tele-rehabilitation for stroke survivors has emerged as a promising intervention for remotely supervised administration of physical, occupational, speech, and other forms of therapies aimed at improving motor, cognitive, and neuropsychiatric deficits from stroke.

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

Publication Date: 
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.

Potential role of tele-rehabilitation to address barriers to implementation of physical therapy among West African stroke survivors: A cross-sectional survey.

Publication Date: 
Oct 09, 2017

BACKGROUND: The greatest burden from stroke-related disability is borne by Low-and-Middle Income countries (LMICs) where access to rehabilitation after stroke is severely challenged. Tele-rehabilitation could be a viable avenue to address unmet rehabilitation needs in LMICs.

Tele-neurology in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review of the literature.

Publication Date: 
Sep 05, 2017

BACKGROUND: The rapid advancement in telecommunications on the African continent has opened up avenues for improving medical care to underserved populations.

Mobile health as a viable strategy to enhance stroke risk factor control: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Publication Date: 
Jun 01, 2017

BACKGROUND: With the rapid growth worldwide in cell-phone use, Internet connectivity, and digital health technology, mobile health (mHealth) technology may offer a promising approach to bridge evidence-treatment gaps in stroke prevention.

Stroke patients and their attitudes toward mHealth monitoring to support blood pressure control and medication adherence.

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Publication Date: 
Jun 27, 2016

BACKGROUND: Mobile health, or mHealth, has increasingly been signaled as an effective means to expedite communication and improve medical regimen adherence, especially for patients with chronic health conditions such as stroke.

Tackling the growing diabetes burden in Sub-Saharan Africa: a framework for enhancing outcomes in stroke patients.

Publication Date: 
Jan 19, 2015

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 80% of worldwide diabetes (DM)-related deaths presently occur in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), and left unchecked these DM-related deaths will likely double over the next 20 years.