A smartphone-based consultation system for acute burns – methodological challenges related to follow-up of the system

  title={A smartphone-based consultation system for acute burns – methodological challenges related to follow-up of the system},
  author={Marie Hasselberg and Lee Alan Wallis and Paul Blessing and Lucie Laflamme},
  journal={Global Health Action},
ABSTRACT Background: A smartphone-based consultation system for acute burns is currently being implemented in the Western Cape, South Africa. Even though studies indicate that similar systems for burns tend to support valid diagnosis and influence patient management, the evidence is still sparse. There is a need for more in-depth evaluations, not least in resource-constrained settings where mHealth projects are increasing. Objective: This article describes the consultation system and… 

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