Bari Shoulder Telemedicine Examination Protocol (B-STEP) (EN)
by Moretti, L., Bizzoca, D. et al.
July 20, 2023
TYPE OF TOOL: Assessment protocol. TARGET POPULATION: Developed for clinicians. BASIC DESCRIPTION: Provides a set protocol for the standardization of remote examination of the shoulder.
Fitbit Wearable - 2-Minute Walk Test (EN)
TYPE OF TOOL: Wearable activity monitor. TARGET POPULATION: Developed for all ages. BASIC DESCRIPTION: Provides digital tracking of activity. Found to be sufficiently accurate for tracking steps during the 2-Minute Walk Test.
Goniometer Pro App (EN)
by Digiflex Labs
TYPE OF TOOL: Smartphone App. TARGET POPULATION: Developed for clinicians. BASIC DESCRIPTION: A digital app that uses the phone’s built in accelerometer sensor and display to show a measured angle.
How to Conduct a Telehealth Wheelchair Assessment (EN)
by Ana Brown & Shannon Rothschild, Independent Rehabilitation Services
October 01, 2020
TYPE OF TOOL: Practical Guide. TARGET POPULATION: Developed for clinicians. BASIC DESCRIPTION: Provides an overview of how to conduct a Telehealth wheelchair assessment including links to instructional videos.
TYPE OF TOOL: Clinical test. TARGET POPULATION: Developed for clinicians. BASIC DESCRIPTION: Provides an assessment of balance and mobility. This instrumented version uses sensors to measure movement.
KiReS: Kinect Based Telerehabilitation System (EN)
Kinect has become one of the most widely-used tracking devices in telerehabilitation. The data provided can be used to analyze movements, gestures and body postures and can assist in obtaining scores for medical professionals.
Management of dysphagia in the patient with head and neck cancer during COVID-19 pandemic: Practical strategy (EN)
This article concludes that screening and assessment of swallowing function can still be possible through telehealth using various noninstrumental methods. Such assessments can help to mitigate risks associated with dysphagia and to triage those patients most in need of instrumental evaluation.
Modified Fugl-Meyer Lower Extremity Assessment for Telerehabilitation (FM-tele) (EN)
TYPE OF TOOL: Assessment tool. TARGET POPULATION: Developed for stroke patients. BASIC DESCRIPTION: A modified version of the lower extremity portion of the FM (FM-tele), created for telerehabilitation.
January 23, 2023
TYPE OF TOOL: Software. TARGET POPULATION: Developed for researchers. BASIC DESCRIPTION: Software that can be used to estimate human pose, orientation, and movement.
Physimax is a motion-capture system that offers the widest range of automated evidence-based functional movement tests for athletes.
Protocol for Administering Telehealth Home (PATH)Assessments (EN)
by McBride, C., Story, S., et al.
May 11, 2023
TYPE OF TOOL: Assessment Protocol. TARGET POPULATION: Developed for clinicians doing home assessments. BASIC DESCRIPTION: Provides a detailed protocol for completing telehealth assessments, including consent, preparedness checklists, and guidelines.
Remote Musculoskeletal Assessment Framework (EN)
This paper demonstrates evidence-based practical advice (from non-primary care settings) and a proposed modified musculoskeletal remote examination framework for use in a primary care setting.
STEGA (Standardized Tracing Evaluation and Grapheme Assessment) (EN)
by Platform STL
TYPE OF TOOL: An iPad app using Apple Pencil. TARGET POPULATION: Developed for children. BASIC DESCRIPTION: A tool for rapid quantitative assessment of fine motor control and handwriting.
Telemedicine Management of Musculoskeletal Issues (EN)
by Nicole T. Yedlinsky and Rebecca L. Peebles
This article discusses telemedicine methods and techniques, including visit preparation, history collection, virtual physical examination, and initial treatment options.
Telerehabilitation Questionnaire (TRQ) (EN) (EN)
TYPE OF TOOL: Questionnaire. TARGET POPULATION: Developed for adults. BASIC DESCRIPTION: A seven item questionnaire rated on a 6-point scale used to evaluate the experience with a telehealth session.
The Mobile-Based 6-Minute Walk Test (EN)
A 6-Minute Walk Test that can be done remotely.
The Telemedicine Hand Examination (EN)
by Wainberg, Michael C. MD, MSc; Jurisson, Mary L. MD; Johnson, Shelby E. MD; Brault, Jeffrey S. DO
This tool is a video that provides the medical practitioner with a guideline to perform a virtual hand examination.
The Telemedicine Musculoskeletal Examination (EN)
by Edward R. Laskowski, et al.
Developed by the Mayo Clinic, this tool provides the medical practitioner with a specific set of guidelines during virtual MSK evaluations. In addition to photographs, accompanying videos are included to facilitate and demonstrate specific physical examination techniques that the patient can self-perform.
The Telemedicine-Based Pediatric Examination of the Neck and Upper Limbs: A Narrative Review (EN)
by Boisvert-Plant, V., Noustsios, C.D. et al.
October 11, 2021
TYPE OF TOOL: Narrative Review Article. TARGET POPULATION: Review focused on children aged 3 to 18. BASIC DESCRIPTION: Provides an overview of the feasibility, validity, and reliability of performing remote examinations, as well as comments on the use of smartphone applications measuring joint range of motion.
The use of telemedicine in burn care: development of a mobile system for TBSA documentation and remote assessment (EN)
by D. Parvisi, et al.
The use of BurnCase 3D could have a true impact on the quality of treatment in burns. In the acute care setting for burn injuries, telemedicine has great potential to help guide decisions regarding triage and transfer based on TBSA, burn depth, patient age and injury mechanism.
The Virtual Foot and Ankle Physical Examination (EN)
by Stephanie K. Eble, et al.
We present a comprehensive virtual foot and ankle examination for telehealth visits, including instructions that can be provided to patients verbatim and a corresponding checklist for provider documentation.
Virtual Assessment of MSK Conditions (EN)
This document is part of a toolkit that has been developed by Bone and Joint Canada to help health care providers become more confident in their ability to complete virtual assessments for patients who are presenting with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions.
Virtual Dysphagia Evaluation: Practical Guidelines for Dysphagia Management in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic (EN)
by L. Soldatova, et al.
These guidelines for virtual care were established for the assessment of dysphagia during the COVID-19 pandemic.