Telestroke network fundamentals

Brett C. Meyer, Bart M. Demaerschalk

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The objectives of this manuscript are to identify key components to maintaining the logistic and/or operational sustainability of a telestroke network, to identify best practices to be considered for assessment and management of acute stroke when planning for and developing a telestroke network, to show practical steps to enable progress toward implementing a telestroke solution for optimizing acute stroke care, to incorporate evidence-based practice guidelines and care pathways into a telestroke network, to emphasize technology variables and options, and to propose metrics to use when determining the performance, outcomes, and quality of a telestroke network.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)521-529
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases
Issue number7
StatePublished - Oct 1 2012


  • Evidence
  • fundamentals
  • stroke
  • telemedicine
  • telestroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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