Telemedicine Versus Standard Follow-Up Care for Diabetes-Related Foot Ulcers: Protocol for a Cluster Randomized Controlled Noninferiority Trial (DiaFOTo)

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BACKGROUND This paper presents the protocol for an ongoing study to evaluate a telemedicine follow-up intervention for patients with diabetes-related foot ulcers. Diabetes-related foot ulcers represent challenges for patients and the health services. The large increase in the prevalence of diabetes, combined with the aging population, means that the… (More)
DOI: 10.2196/resprot.5646

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@inproceedings{Iversen2016TelemedicineVS, title={Telemedicine Versus Standard Follow-Up Care for Diabetes-Related Foot Ulcers: Protocol for a Cluster Randomized Controlled Noninferiority Trial (DiaFOTo)}, author={Marjolein M. Iversen and Birgitte Espehaug and Marie F Hausken and Marit Graue and Truls \Ostbye and Svein Skeie and John G Cooper and Grethe S Tell and Bodo Erhardt G{\"u}nther and H{\aa}vard Dale and Hilde Smith-Str\om and Beate-Christin Hope Kolltveit and Marit Kirkevold and Berit Rokne}, booktitle={JMIR research protocols}, year={2016} }