Electronic wound monitoring after ambulatory breast cancer surgery : Improving patient care and satisfaction using a smart phone app

@inproceedings{Hwang2016ElectronicWM,
  title={Electronic wound monitoring after ambulatory breast cancer surgery : Improving patient care and satisfaction using a smart phone app},
  author={Hamish Hwang},
  year={2016}
}
Background: Ambulatory surgery for breast cancer is commonplace, but complications can lead to unscheduled care, including readmission to hospital and visits to the emergency department or walk-in clinic. A study was proposed to determine if unscheduled care could be prevented with the use of a secure smart phone application that allows patient and surgeon to communicate and share images of the wound postoperatively. Methods: Clinical details and outcomes were compared for two groups of… CONTINUE READING

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