Feasibility of AmbulanCe-Based Telemedicine (FACT) Study: Safety, Feasibility and Reliability of Third Generation Ambulance Telemedicine Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Methods: A routine ambulance was equipped with a system for real-time bidirectional audio-video communication, automated ...
Time Gain Needed for In-Ambulance Telemedicine Vrije Universiteit Brussel
BACKGROUND: Stroke is a very time-sensitive pathology, and many new solutions target the optimization of prehospital stroke care to improve the stroke management process. In-ambulance telemedicine, defined by live bidirectional audio-video between a patient and a neurologist in a moving ambulance and the automated transfer of vital parameters, is a promising new approach to speed up and improve the quality of acute stroke care. Currently, no ...
Opinions and Beliefs About Telemedicine for Emergency Treatment During Ambulance Transportation and for Chronic Care at Home Vrije Universiteit Brussel
BACKGROUND: Telemedicine is a valid alternative to face-to-face patient care in many areas. However, the opinion of all stakeholders is decisive for successful adoption of this technique, especially as telemedicine expands into novel domains such as emergency teleconsultations during ambulance transportation and chronic care at home.
OBJECTIVE: We evaluate the viewpoints of the broad public, patients, and professional caregivers in ...
Experience with low-cost telemedicine in three different settings. Recommendations based on a proposed framework for network performance evaluation Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde
Incorporating telemedicine into the integrated care of the COPD patient a summary of an interdisciplinary workshop held in Stresa, Italy, 7-8 September 2017 Universiteit Hasselt
Comparative performance of seven long-running telemedicine networks delivering humanitarian services Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde
A telemedicine service for HIV/AIDS physicians working in developing countries Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde
Unassisted assessment of stroke severity using telemedicine Vrije Universiteit Brussel Universiteit Antwerpen
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Quantification of stroke severity through telemedicine consultation is challenging and relies on professional support at the patient's bedside. We aimed to develop a novel scale for assessing stroke severity through telemedicine without assistance from a third party (Unassisted TeleStroke Scale [UTSS]).
METHODS: Stroke severity was assessed in 45 patients with suspicion of acute stroke by bedside examination ...