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Telemedicine to follow patients in a general surgery department. A randomized controlled trial. Am J Surg 2020; 219: 882-887.

Published: 17th November 2020

Authors: Cremades M, Ferret G, Pares D, Navines J, Espin F, Pardo F et al.

Conclusion

Some 200 patients were included. Follow-up was achieved in 90 per cent of patients seen conventionally versus 74 per cent of patients who had telemedicine follow-up (P=0.003). Patient satisfaction rates were similar, as were clinical outcomes.

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