TWIST trial

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TWIST: Tracking Wound Infection with Smartphone Technology

A [fusion_tooltip title=”Royal Infirmary and Western General”]multi-centre[/fusion_tooltip] randomised-control trial [fusion_tooltip title=”just undergone abdominal surgery and own a smartphone?”]recruiting now[/fusion_tooltip].

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[/fusion_li_item][fusion_li_item icon=””]Those in the intervention group will have access to the tool from discharge. Patients in the control group receive standard care.
[/fusion_li_item][fusion_li_item icon=””]Follow-up is at 30 days to establish if an infection was present, what services were used, and what date treatment was started.
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