The promise of telemedicine for chronic neurological disorders: the example of Parkinson’s disease

The Lancet Neurology

Published: 26 May 2017

Autores: Dr Ruth B Schneider, Prof Kevin M Biglan, MD

Disparities in access to health care, particularly specialist care, exist worldwide. As the prevalence of chronic neurological disorders increases with ageing populations, access to neurologist care is likely to worsen in many regions if there are no changes to models of care. Telemedicine—defined here as the use of real-time, synchronous videoconferencing to deliver medical care—could be used to improve access to neurologist care for patients with a range of chronic neurological…

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