Advancing Telestroke Care
|Principal Investigator: JenniferMajersik|
|Keywords: Ischemic Stroke , Outcome , Telemedicine , Control||Department: Neurology|
|IRB Number: 00046992||Co Investigator:|
|Sub Specialties: Stroke|
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.
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
Subjects with life expectancy of less than 90 days will be excluded from this study.