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International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 729492, 10 pages
A Modeled Analysis of Telehealth Methods for Treating Pressure Ulcers after Spinal Cord Injury
1Truven Health Analytics, Washington, DC 20008, USA
2Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-6019, USA
3Spinal Cord Injury Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
4Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road (152 MPD), Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
5Department of Sociology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2047, USA
Received 2 May 2012; Accepted 12 July 2012
Academic Editor: George Demiris
Copyright © 2012 Mark W. Smith et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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