Advancing Telestroke Care

Overview

Status: Active, not recruiting
Keywords: Ischemic Stroke , Outcome , Telemedicine , Control
IRB Number: 00046992
Specialty: Neurology
Sub Specialties: Stroke

Brief Summary

This study uses a prospective, observational design to investigate the management of acute stroke patients with telemedicine and to determine if the use of telemedicine consultations for stroke patients will improve their care per guidelines compared to stroke patients treated at other hospitals, not using telemedicine.

Principal Investigator: Jennifer Majersik
Department: Neurology
Co Investigator:

Contact Information

Name:Suyi Niu
Phone: 801-585-1021
Email: suyi.niu@hsc.utah.edu

Inclusion Criteria

Subjects will be eligible if the following criteria are met:
 
1. Age ≥ 18 years old
 
2. Acute ischemic stroke evaluated within 12 hours of stroke onset

Exclusion Criteria

Subjects with life expectancy of less than 90 days will be excluded from this study.