Reflections on the future of telemedicine and virtual spinal clinics in the post COVID-19 era
•Both patients and surgeons seem to show significant satisfaction with virtual spinal clinics.
•Virtual spinal clinics may be an important adjunct to traditional face-to-face clinics.
•Limitations in physical examination constitute main concern.
•Patient selection is an important factor in deciding who is a suitable candidate for a virtual spinal clinic.
•Medicolegal concerns need to be adequately addressed if spinal virtual clinics are to be routinely used.
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Published CitationMazarakis NK, Koutsarnakis C, Komaitis S, Drosos E, Demetriades AK. Reflections on the future of telemedicine and virtual spinal clinics in the post COVID-19 era. Brain Spine. 2022;2:100930.
Publication Date14 August 2022
- Beaumont Hospital
- Published Version (Version of Record)