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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28916513/telemedicine-for-management-of-implantable-defibrillators-lessons-learned-and-a-look-toward-the-future
#1
EDITORIAL
Mintu P Turakhia
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2017: Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28916510/outcomes-of-telemedicine-video-conferencing-clinic-versus-in-person-clinic-follow-up-for-implantable-cardioverter-defibrillator-recipients
#2
Khidir Dalouk, Nainesh Gandhi, Peter Jessel, Karen MacMurdy, Ignatius Gerardo Zarraga, Michael Lasarev, Merritt Raitt
BACKGROUND: Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) recipients require close follow-up that can be difficult for patients who have to travel long distances for clinic follow-up. We aimed to compare clinical outcomes between ICD patients followed-up in a telemedicine video-conferencing clinic (TMVC) and a conventional in-person clinic (CIC). We hypothesized that outcomes of patients followed in the TMVC are noninferior to the CIC. METHODS AND RESULTS: This retrospective study compares time to first appropriate ICD therapy, time to first inappropriate ICD therapy, time to first shock, and overall survival in patients followed in TMVC compared with CIC between 2001 and 2016...
September 2017: Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28916004/telemedicine-for-child-collaborative-or-integrated-care
#3
REVIEW
Robert J Hilt
Telemedicine with child psychiatry specialists is a useful tool for collaborative and integrated care systems. This article reviews the workforce and care process rationale for using child psychiatric telemedicine for collaborative care, and discusses practical ways to address the technical challenges that arise when using telemedicine. Different systems of using telemedicine discussed include child psychiatry access programs, collaborative and integrated care use of telephone consultations, televideo consultations, and televideo care delivery...
October 2017: Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28913892/implementation-of-a-simulation-based-telemedicine-curriculum
#4
Josh J Wang, Olivier Lavigueur, Melanie Sheridan, Errol Stern
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 15, 2017: Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28913684/-telemedicine-in-stroke-care
#5
REVIEW
L Breuer, S Schwab
Telemedicine is already widely used in many telestroke networks and ensures stroke treatment close to the patient's home in rural and medically underserved areas. This is particularly effective when telemedicine is integrated into a stroke unit concept. While telemedically based thrombolysis therapy has become routine practice for many years, practical implementation of comprehensive mechanical thrombectomy and the related processes remains challenging. The main tasks for the future further include development of a structured stroke aftercare system in neurologically underserved areas and permanent assurance of high-quality stroke care in telemedically connected sites...
September 14, 2017: Medizinische Klinik, Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28911290/outcomes-of-telemedicine-intervention-in-a-regional-intensive-care-unit-a-before-and-after-study
#6
O M Panlaqui, E Broadfield, R Champion, J P Edington, S Kennedy
Telemedicine consultations in remote intensive care units (ICUs) overseas were found to be effective in reducing mortality and hospital length of stay (LOS). In Australia, there were anecdotal reports of these clinical outcomes. This retrospective before and after study assessed the improvement in patient outcomes with the implementation of a telemedicine program in a regional high dependency unit. Daily virtual consultations were conducted between the rural facility and the intensivists at the regional centre...
September 2017: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28910212/feasibility-of-paramedic-performed-prehospital-lung-ultrasound-in-medical-patients-with-respiratory-distress
#7
Torben K Becker, Christian Martin-Gill, Clifton W Callaway, Francis X Guyette, Christopher Schott
OBJECTIVE: Prehospital ultrasound is not yet widely implemented. Most studies report on convenience samples and trauma patients, often by prehospital physicians or critical care clinicians. We assessed the feasibility of paramedic performed prehospital lung ultrasound in medical patients with respiratory distress. METHODS: Paramedics at 2 ambulance stations in the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA underwent a 2-hour training session in prehospital lung ultrasound using the SonoSite iViz, a handheld ultrasound device...
September 14, 2017: Prehospital Emergency Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28902671/telemedicine-from-microsurgery-and-free-flaps-to-total-body-skin-examination
#8
Jonathan Kantor
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2017: Annals of Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28900664/-prehospital-care-for-stroke-patients
#9
REVIEW
C H Nolte, H J Audebert
The effectiveness of thrombolysis or mechanical recanalization for acute stroke is higher, the sooner these therapies are started. Therefore, acute stroke patients need to be evaluated by qualified staff for these therapies as soon as possible. Lay persons need to identify the typical symptoms of stroke as an emergency and act accordingly by calling the emergency medical system (EMS). The EMS team reassesses the symptoms and prompts cerebral imaging. Cerebral imaging is performed ideally in hospitals with a stroke unit where subsequent (stroke) treatments occur...
September 12, 2017: Medizinische Klinik, Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28899265/enhancing-telehealth-education-in-nursing-applying-king-s-conceptual-framework-and-theory-of-goal-attainment
#10
Ann E Fronczek, Nicole A Rouhana, Judy M Kitchin
Telehealth technologies are increasingly used in the provision of nursing care to clients and populations. The education of nurses must include content and practice with telehealth technologies. The authors of this article discuss how one school of nursing has infused telehealth content and resources into undergraduate and graduate curricula using King's conceptual system and theory of goal attainment as a guide.
July 2017: Nursing Science Quarterly
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28899264/ubiquitous-technology-in-healthcare-and-teaching-learning-scourge-or-blessing
#11
Nan Russell Yancey
The author in this article introduces a discussion of one school of nursing's efforts integrating telehealth education into undergraduate and graduate curricula using King's theory of goal attainment as a guide. The introduction shares a story of loss in a rural setting without access to quality healthcare to highlight the blessing technology may be. However, challenges are discussed that arise through the ubiquitous use of technology in person-to-person communication and relationships.
July 2017: Nursing Science Quarterly
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28895816/bernard-tyson-preaches-gospel-of-tech-and-change
#12
Timothy Kelley
Kaiser Permanente's CEO says that if he were redesigning Kaiser from the ground up, he would begin with a technology platform, not with hospitals, and that "telehealth is going to be our future." He sees a future in which consumers know their bodies at least as well as they know their cars.
August 2017: Managed Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28894745/monitoring-intervention-fidelity-of-a-lifestyle-behavioral-intervention-delivered-through-telehealth
#13
Ashley Sineath, Lauren Lambert, Catherine Verga, Miranda Wagstaff, Brooks C Wingo
BACKGROUND: Technology-based lifestyle behavioral interventions (i.e., telehealth, mHealth, eHealth, and/or digital health) are becoming an alternative standard of care and possess several advantages over traditional clinical settings such as convenience, cost, and the ability to tailor plans and feedback to a participant's individual needs. These technology-based interventions also present unique challenges to intervention fidelity due to extra elements involved in executing the intervention...
2017: MHealth
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28894744/advances-in-mobile-mental-health-opportunities-and-implications-for-the-spectrum-of-e-mental-health-services
#14
REVIEW
Donald M Hilty, Steven Chan, Tiffany Hwang, Alice Wong, Amy M Bauer
Mobile health (mHealth), telemedicine and other technology-based services facilitate mental health service delivery and may be considered part of an e-mental health (eMH) spectrum of care. Web- and Internet-based resources provide a great opportunity for the public, patients, healthcare providers and others to improve wellness, practice prevention and reduce suffering from illnesses. Mobile apps offer portability for access anytime/anywhere, are inexpensive versus traditional desktop computers, and have additional features (e...
2017: MHealth
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28893419/telenephrology-current-perspectives-and-future%C3%A2-directions
#15
Rajeev Rohatgi, Michael J Ross, Sandawana W Majoni
There is increasing interest in telemedicine among physicians and patients; however, the evidence regarding the quality of care delivered by telemedicine, and telenephrology in particular, compared with in-person care is limited. In this review, different electronic modalities used to deliver nephrology care are reviewed and critiqued, with a focused analysis from the Australian and United States perspectives. Both countries are geographically expansive with significant rural populations where access to nephrology care is limited...
September 8, 2017: Kidney International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28893117/method-comparison-studies-in-telehealth-study-design-and-analysis-considerations
#16
Trevor G Russell, Melinda Martin-Khan, Asaduzzaman Khan, Victoria Wade
When establishing telehealth services, clinicians need to be confident that the examinations, assessments and clinical decisions that they make while using technology are equivalent to conventional best practice. Method-comparison studies are ideally suited to answering these questions, however there is a lack of consistency in the telehealth literature in the study methodologies and data analysis techniques used. Methodologies should closely match clinical practice to maximise external validity and data analysis techniques should match the data types generated in order to be clinically meaningful...
January 1, 2017: Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28888556/telehealth-in-older-adults-with-cancer-in-the-united-states-the-emerging-use-of-wearable-sensors
#17
REVIEW
John Shen, Arash Naeim
As the aging and cancer populations in the world continue to increase, the need for complements to traditional geriatric assessments and the logical incorporation of fast and reliable telehealth tools have become interlinked. In the United States, studies examining the use of telehealth for chronic disease management have shown promising results in small groups. The implementation of health technology on a broader scale requires older adults to both accept and adapt such innovation into routine medical care...
September 6, 2017: Journal of Geriatric Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28887294/impact-of-at-home-telemonitoring-on-health-services-expenditure-and-hospital-admissions-in-patients-with-chronic-conditions-before-and-after-control-intervention-analysis
#18
Branko Celler, Marlien Varnfield, Surya Nepal, Ross Sparks, Jane Li, Rajiv Jayasena
BACKGROUND: Telemonitoring is becoming increasingly important for the management of patients with chronic conditions, especially in countries with large distances such as Australia. However, despite large national investments in health information technology, little policy work has been undertaken in Australia in deploying telehealth in the home as a solution to the increasing demands and costs of managing chronic disease. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this trial was to evaluate the impact of introducing at-home telemonitoring to patients living with chronic conditions on health care expenditure, number of admissions to hospital, and length of stay (LOS)...
September 8, 2017: JMIR Medical Informatics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28886800/temporal-image-comparison-serial-imaging-in-assessing-pigmented-lesions
#19
REVIEW
Rhett J Drugge, Elizabeth D Drugge
The large-scale deployment of low-cost, noninvasive mechanisms of early detection are needed to reduce the melanoma burden. A serial 2-step system could power mass screening efforts serving the uninsured and underinsured as well as the rural and remote US counties where melanoma mortality is doubled for lack of access to dermatologists. Furthermore, serial melanoma screening strategies, serial total body photography and serial digital dermatoscopy imaging may be performed as a telehealth service, and thus would be available in any location that can support activity compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and has appropriate bandwidth...
October 2017: Dermatologic Clinics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885940/collaborative-systems-biology-projects-for-the-military-medical-community
#20
Jeffrey J Zalatoris, Julia B Scheerer, Frank J Lebeda
INTRODUCTION: This pilot study was conducted to examine, for the first time, the ongoing systems biology research and development projects within the laboratories and centers of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC). The analysis has provided an understanding of the breadth of systems biology activities, resources, and collaborations across all USAMRMC subordinate laboratories. METHODS: The Systems Biology Collaboration Center at USAMRMC issued a survey regarding systems biology research projects to the eight U...
September 2017: Military Medicine
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