What is the evidence for telerehabilitation after stroke? A systematic review

Kate Laver, Daniel Schoene, Maria Crotty, Stacey George, Natasha Lannin, Catherine Sherrington

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    Abstract

    Introduction: Telerehabilitation is a relatively new method of service delivery in which rehabilitation services are provided to patients in remote locations or their own homes using information and communication technologies. The purported advantage of this approach is that it increases the accessibility of rehabilitation services to people that are isolated or have been discharged from formal rehabilitation services. In addition, there may be cost savings associated.
    Objectives: This Cochrane review aimed to determine whether telerehabilitation leads to improved ability to perform activities of daily living among stroke survivors, when compared with in-person rehabilitation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article numberO05
    Pages (from-to)2-2
    Number of pages1
    JournalAustralian Occupational Therapy Journal
    Volume60
    Issue numbers1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2013
    EventOccupational Therapy Australia, 25th National Conference and Exhibition - Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia
    Duration: 24 Jul 201326 Jul 2013
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/14401630/2013/60/s1 (Australian Occupational Therapy Journal volume 60, issue s1. Special issue covering the conference.)

    Keywords

    • Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA)
    • Conference abstract
    • Telerehabilitation
    • Stroke aftercare
    • Stroke recovery
    • Stroke rehabilitation
    • Cochrane reviews

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