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International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 321376, 6 pages
Do Telemedicine Wound Care Specialist Consults Meet the Needs of the Referring Physician? A Survey of Primary Care Providers
1Division of Plastic Surgery UCSD, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103-8890, USA
2Department of Plastic, Wound and Burn Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
Received 12 November 2010; Revised 6 June 2011; Accepted 16 June 2011
Academic Editor: Velio Macellari
Copyright © 2011 Marek K. Dobke 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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