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Telerehabilitation real-world applications: where the rubber meets the road

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4 Author(s)
Burns, R. ; Crawford Res. Inst., Atlanta, GA, USA ; Hauber, R. ; Temkin, A. ; Vesmarovich, S.

Telerehabilitation is defined as the use of telecommunications technology to provide rehabilitation and long-term support to people with disabilities. This article describes a continuum of services and the means of delivery; telerehabilitation at Shepherd Center is also briefly described. Services are broken down into three categories: clinic to clinic; clinic to patient; and personal status monitoring. Further discussion considers clinical needs, integrated, multidisciplinary approach and future endeavors

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[Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 1999. 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Annual Fall Meetring of the Biomedical Engineering Society] BMES/EMBS Conference, 1999. Proceedings of the First Joint  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

Oct 1999