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Distance Consultation for Chronic, Non-Healing, Lower Extremity Wounds: Clinical Evidence

Published on: November 20, 2013
Project Number: RA0647-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding technologies used for remote consultations with specialists in order to optimally treat patients with chronic, non-healing, lower-extremity wounds?

Key Message

One randomized controlled trial and seven non-randomized studies were identified regarding technologies used for remote consultations with specialists in order to optimally treat patients with chronic, non-healing, lower-extremity wounds.

Tags

telehealth, diabetic foot, leg ulcer, remote consultation, telemedicine, ulcer, wound healing, wounds and injuries, tele-health, tele-medicine, teledermatology, tele-dermatology, nonhealing, non-healing