teletherapy


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teletherapy

[¦tel·ə′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
Radiation treatment administered by using a source that is at a distance from the body, usually employing gamma-ray beams from radioisotope sources.
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MYnd Analytics, with its wholly owned subsidiary Arcadian Telepsychiatry Services, LLC, is a technology-enabled telepsychiatry and teletherapy company that provides enhanced access to behavioural health services.
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Apps, websites, teletherapy, chat therapy all make it affordable and for the millennial to seek help without boundaries.
The experimental Animal Center, the Cobalt-60 teletherapy for radiotherapy, and the planning simulator were integrated into the complex in separate buildings.
After 3 weeks of the completion of 6 cycles of the chemotherapy, patients of both arms were placed for external radiation with cobalt 60 teletherapy with the help of CT simulator TPS facility.
Under the leadership of its new CEO, Patrick Herguth, the MYnd Analytics California spin off intends to continue operating, integrating and growing its technology-enabled telepsychiatry and teletherapy businesses in order to provide enhanced access to behavioral health services, improve patient outcomes and help lower the costs associated with behavioral health issues.
Little data on teletherapy in schools exists, says Eric Rossen, director of professional development and standards at the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
Radiotherapy was administered to the whole body of these rats in a single dose at 8 Gy fraction with a Co 60 teletherapy device so that SSD was 40 cm.
The summary of the data in Table 1 is important since it gives an overview of the types of applied radiation techniques a significant part of the studied population, for example, (6/23 patients were) was treated in a 2D conformal technique with a Co-60 (Cobalt 60) teletherapy on a Co-60 unit in a 2D mode The majority of patients (16/23) was were treated with a linear accelerator in a 3D mode (conformal technique) and only one patient (1/23) underwent IMRT (3D mode-linear accelerator).
Not all therapists and providers are ready or able to deal with high severity situations, and this has been a concern about Teletherapy from all sides.
Hospitals use the radiation from Cobalt-60 (teletherapy) for treatment of cancer and tumours, and Iridium 192 among others for brachytherapy.