telerehabilitation


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telerehabilitation

(tel″ĕ-rē″hă-bil″ĭ-tā′shŏn) [ tele- + rehabilitation]
The use of internet or telecommunications to provide physical, occupational, or speech therapy to patients in their homes.
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This study is the first to provide strong evidence for use of telerehabilitation as an alternative to conventional face-to-face care following total knee replacement surgery," said Helene Moffet, PhD, lead study author, physical therapist and professor at Universite Laval in Quebec.
Telerehabilitation refers to the clinical application of consultative, preventative, diagnostic, and therapeutic services via two-way interactive telecommunication technologies [4-5].
The study, "A Pilot Exploration of Speech Sound Disorder Intervention Delivered by Telehealth to School-Age Children," was published in the International Journal of Telerehabilitation, a research journal that covers rehabilitation programs using online communication.
Telemedicine has been referred to as telehealth and telerehabilitation.
Descriptors: Brain injuries, Cognitive rehabilitation, Problem solving, Telerehabilitation.
of Akron), looks at a variety of issues, from telerehabilitation of adults with swallowing disorders to telepractice for children with disabilities.
telerehabilitation, electronic diaries) could also be combined with the system described in this paper, where remote supervision and quantitative monitoring by clinicians could be provided.
Using telerehabilitation software within the assitive arm, a link is created between the patient and the therapist, which enables training him or her in their homes, and more independently, given that, using the computer programme with an Internet connection, the doctor can ensure the patient is doing the exercises correctly.
Telehealth is now the preferred term for all applications involving the delivery of health-related information and services, including telerehabilitation (Table 1).
Technologies such as practice management software, electronic medical records, eReferral systems, ePortfolios, online education delivery systems, and telerehabilitation technologies have the potential not only to optimise our conventional practice, but to fundamentally revolutionise the way in which we deliver services to our clients.
Depression, fatigue, and health-related quality of life among people with advanced multiple sclerosis: Results from an exploratory telerehabilitation study.
Advantages and disadvantages of telerehabilitation for persons with neurological disabilities.