Using telemedicine in neuro-oncology – practical guidance

The COVID-19 pandemic has ensured the expansion of telemedicine into nearly every medical specialty. This article summarises current practice and makes recommendations for integrating virtual care in the practice of neuro-oncology. It identifies current telemedicine practice, provides practical guidance for conducting telemedicine visits, and generates recommendations for integrating virtual care into neuro-oncology practice. Practical aspects of telemedicine are summarised including when to use and not use telemedicine, how to conduct a virtual visit, who to include in the virtual encounter, unique aspects of telehealth in neuro-oncology, and emerging innovations. Read the article in Neuro-Oncology Practice.