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Published on: January 23, 2008
Result type: General Content

Health Technology Update is published by:Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)600-865 Carling Ave.
Ottawa, ON Canada K1S 5S8
Tel.: (613) 226-2553
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Contributing Writers: Simon Dagenais, Vicki Foerster, Andra Morrison, James ...

Health Technology Update — Issue 8

Last Updated: January 22, 2008
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Health Technology Update

Our inaugural issue of Health Technology Update, in 2005, provided an update on positron emission tomography (PET) in Canada. Two years later, PET is still a hot topic here, partly because the technology is expensive to buy and operate and also because of the shortage of trained technologists and the complexities involved in licensing and produc...

Telehealth for Acute Stroke Management (Telestroke): Systematic Review and Environmental Scan

Last Updated: January 21, 2008
Result type: Reports

Technology Any modality of telehealth (synchronous or asynchronous) that enables communication between a patient and health care providers, or among health care providers, for the purposes of assessing, treating, or rehabilitating stroke patients. Issue There is uncertainty about how telestroke programs can be optimally delivered. There have ...