Wound teleconsultation in patients with chronic leg ulcers.

@article{Salmhofer2005WoundTI,
  title={Wound teleconsultation in patients with chronic leg ulcers.},
  author={Wolfgang Salmhofer and Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof and Gerald Gabler and Karin Rieger-Engelbogen and Dieter Gunegger and Barbara Binder and Thomas Kern and Helmut Kerl and H. Peter Soyer},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={210 3},
  pages={
          211-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND The treatment of chronic leg ulcers requires frequent assessments of local wound status and adjustment of therapy. The availability of reasonably priced photographic equipment and quick electronic transfer of high-quality digital images should make it possible that the assessment of wound status can be made by remote experts. OBJECTIVE This study examines the feasibility of using teledermatology for wound assessment and therapeutic suggestions for patients with chronic leg ulcers… CONTINUE READING
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