B C Meyer
Affiliation: University of California
- Essential telemedicine elements (tele-ments) for connecting the academic health center and remote community providers to enhance patient careBrett C Meyer
University of California, San Diego UCSD, San Diego, CA 92103 8466, USA
Acad Med 87:1032-40. 2012..Their goal is to offer support and guidance to other AHCs entering the telemedicine arena, enabling them to replicate key elements of a successful, enterprise-wide telemedicine infrastructure...
- Assessment of long-term outcomes for the STRokE DOC telemedicine trialBrett C Meyer
Department of Neurosciences, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103 8466, USA
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:259-64. 2012..This design is limited by the time since original enrollment and resultant inability to contact participants. Although these findings can add to the limited data on telemedicine outcomes, a prospective trial is needed...
- The modified National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale: its time has comeB C Meyer
Department of Neurosciences, UCSD School of Medicine, Stroke Center, OPC, San Diego, CA 92103 8466, USA
Int J Stroke 4:267-73. 2009..The mNIHSS should now serve as the primary stroke clinical deficit scale for clinical and research aims. When it comes to the mNIHSS, its time has come!..
- Modified National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale for use in stroke clinical trials: prospective reliability and validityBrett C Meyer
Department of Neurosciences, UCSD School of Medicine, San Diego, Calif 92103 8466, USA
Stroke 33:1261-6. 2002..We sought to prospectively measure the reliability and validity of the mNIHSS...
- The STRokE DOC trial technique: 'video clip, drip, and/or ship'B C Meyer
Department of Neurosciences, UCSD School of Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103 8466, USA
Int J Stroke 2:281-7. 2007..To describe the clinical trial methods of a site-independent telemedicine system used in stroke...
- Efficacy of site-independent telemedicine in the STRokE DOC trial: a randomised, blinded, prospective studyBrett C Meyer
Department of Neurosciences, El Centro Regional Medical Center, El Centro, CA, USA
Lancet Neurol 7:787-95. 2008....
- Reliability of site-independent telemedicine when assessed by telemedicine-naive stroke practitionersBrett C Meyer
Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92103 8466, USA
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:181-6. 2008..We report a prospective evaluation of telemedicine's reliability when used by nontelemedicine-trained examiners...
- Prospective reliability of the STRokE DOC wireless/site independent telemedicine systemB C Meyer
Department of Neurosciences, UCSD School of Medicine, Stroke Center 8466, 3rd Floor, OPC, Suite 3, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8466, USA
Neurology 64:1058-60. 2005..Spearman correlations were > or =0.93. This Internet system is reliable and valid. Further studies should assess its use in acute stroke...
- Intravenous thrombolysis plus hypothermia for acute treatment of ischemic stroke (ICTuS-L): final resultsThomas M Hemmen
Department of Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103 8466, USA
Stroke 41:2265-70. 2010..Induced hypothermia is a promising neuroprotective therapy. We studied the feasibility and safety of hypothermia and thrombolysis after acute ischemic stroke...
- Identification of nonischemic stroke mimics among 411 code strokes at the University of California, San Diego, Stroke CenterThomas M Hemmen
Department of Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego, California
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:23-5. 2008..Code Stroke for mimic patients-those without a stroke cause-wastes resources. We investigated how many times a Code Stroke was initiated for patients who did not have a stroke appropriate for thrombolysis...
- Effect of endovascular hypothermia on acute ischemic edema: morphometric analysis of the ICTuS trialKama Z Guluma
Department of Emergency Medicine, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
Neurocrit Care 8:42-7. 2008..Pilot studies of hypothermia for stroke suggest a potential benefit in humans. We sought to test whether hypothermia decreases post-ischemic edema using CT scans from a pilot trial of endovascular hypothermia for stroke...
- Gender differences in acute stroke treatment: the University of California San Diego experienceGilda M Tafreshi
University of California San Diego, San Diego, Calif, USA
Stroke 41:1755-7. 2010..Data regarding gender differences in acute stroke treatment shows a delayed treatment and evaluation in women with stroke, associated with poorer outcome...
- Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score (ASPECTS) in patients with wake-up strokeBranko N Huisa
Department of Neurosciences, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8466, USA
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:475-9. 2010..079). Initial ASPECTS was similar in patients with wake-up stroke and those with 4 hours of symptoms. This suggests that a subset of wake-up stroke patients might be suitable for thrombolytic therapy...
- Can comprehensive stroke centers erase the 'weekend effect'?Karen C Albright
Department of Neurosciences, University of California San Diego, CA, USA
Cerebrovasc Dis 27:107-13. 2009..Our aim was to assess stroke patient outcomes in order to determine the significance of the 'weekend effect' at 2 comprehensive stroke centers...