With telemedical assessment of ulcers community nurses or nurses specialised in treatment of ulcers use their mobiles to photograph wounds. Digital images and careplans are stored on an online platform, which can be accessed by healthcare staff in hospitals and by the community nurses as well as by the patients.

This concept is ideal for patients with complicated and reoccurring ulcers. The target group of the project is patients with diabetic foot ulcers or patients with venous leg ulcers.

The initiative is expected to reduce the number of ambulant treatments, give better access to specialists at the hospitals and enable patients to spare time for transportation.

For further information please contact Lea Nørgaard Bek: leabek@rm.dk