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Intervention

Organisational Intervention: Communication and case discussion between distant health professionals

Definition

For example, telephone or video links between specialists and general practitioners.

Effectiveness

No high quality or key reviews were identified.

Summary of Overall Findings from Reviews

1 review examined the effectiveness of communication and case discussion between distant health professionals and it was not assessed as being of high quality or a key review.

Summary of Findings Related to Prescribing

No high quality or key reviews were identified.

Reviews listed as "Summary Pending" will be analyzed, summarized and reported at a later date.

The findings will then be incorporated in the overall evidence summaries of the interventions they address.

Reviews Addressing This Intervention Quality Assessment Tool:
AMSTAR Score (of 11 points)
Wu O, Langhorne P. The challenge of acute-stroke management: does telemedicine offer a solution? International Journal of Stroke 2008 1 (4):201-7. 4 (Medium)