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  • 1. Telehealth for Acute Stroke
    Management (Telestroke): Systematic
    Review and Environmental Scan
    By
    Deshpande, A., Khoja, S., McKibbon, A., Rizo, C., & Jadad,, A.R
    (January 2008)
    Prepared by: Wahidullah Mayar
    Professor: Levy ,Pierre
    Course: Knowledge Management and Social Media
    University of Ottawa, Ontario, October, 2011
  • 2. Contents
    Knowledge Management in Health Care
    Introduction to stroke and telestroke(Definitions)
    History
    Technology
    Importance
    Results
  • 3. Knowledge Management in Healthcare
    Effective knowledge transfer is of paramount importance in the advancement of health care system.
    KM enables Health care providers to ensure safer and more efficient patient care
  • 4. Definitions
    Stroke:
    “Stroke is characterized by the sudden loss of blood circulation to an area of the brain, resulting in a corresponding loss of neurologic function” (Salvador, 2011).
    (Neurology, 2009)
    (Transient Ischemic Attack, September 2010)
  • 5. Definitions Con…
    Telestroke:
    “Telestroke is the use of audio, video, or other telecommunications and electronic information processing to transmit data that are relevant to the diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke”(Deshpande, 2008).
    (Anne Reoch, May 2011)
  • 6. History
    “The term “telestroke" was first used by Levine and Gorman in 1999 to refer to the use of telemedicine for evaluation of a patient with stroke” (Lawrence, 2008).
    (Lawrence R. Wechsler, November 25, 2008)
  • 7. Technology
    Modalities of Telehealth:
    • Synchronus
    • 8. Asynchronus
    (Lee Schwamm, 2007)
  • 9. Importance
    Efficient means of communication among:
    Health care providers
    Health care providers and patients
  • 10. Results
    Better access to neurologists or stroke neurologists
    Early administration of tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA) in stroke patients
    Reduced mortality
    Less complications
    Reduced burden on economy
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  • 11. Results Con…
    (Home Care Supports Recovery After a Stroke, 2011)
  • 12. Bibliography
    Anne Reoch. (May 2011). Scottish Telestroke Program. Scottish Center forTelehealth & Telecare. http://www.sctt.scot.nhs.uk/stroke.html
    Deshpande, A., Khoja, S., McKibbon, A., Rizo, C., & Jadad,, A. R. (2008). Telehealth for acute stroke management (telestroke): systematic review of analytic studies and environmental scan of relevant initiatives. (First ed., Vol. Issue 99, pp. 1-26). Ottawa, Ont, Canada: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health.Retrieved from http://books.scholarsportal.info/viewdoc.html?id=/ebooks/ebooks0/gibson_cppc/2009-12-01/8/211796
    Home Care Supports Recovery After a. (2011). Caring Right at Home http://www.caringnews.com/pub.59/issue.1034/article.4255/
    Lawrence R. Wechsler. (November 25, 2008).Advances in Technology Increase Telestroke's Viability. American Academy of Neurology. http://www.aan.com/news/?event=read&article_id=6811
    Lee Schwamm. (2007). Going the distance in stroke treatment Remote care approach widens in state's hospitals. http://www.boston.com/yourlife/health/diseases/articles/2006/04/03/going_the_distance_in_stroke_treatment/
    Stroke .(2009). Neurology. http://www.neurodoc.in/stroke
    Transient Ischemic Attack. (September 2010). Bronagh Health. http://bronaghhealey.blogspot.com/2010/09/types-of-strokes-ischemic-ischemic.html
  • 13. Thank You