Telephone consultations in place of face to face out-patient consultations for patients discharged from hospital following surgery: a systematic review


BACKGROUND Routine follow-up following uncomplicated surgery is being delivered by telephone in some settings. Telephone consultations may be preferable to patients and improve outpatient resource use. We aimed to compare the effectiveness of telephone consultations with face to face follow-up consultations, in patients discharged from hospital following… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-128


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