App way to monitor and manage wounds

Mr Lim Kwang Yong (far left), whose company Nucleus Dynamics created NDKare, and Dr Tan Jit Seng, who has used the app to manage his patients.
Mr Lim Kwang Yong (far left), whose company Nucleus Dynamics created NDKare, and Dr Tan Jit Seng, who has used the app to manage his patients.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

Managing wounds at home has become more convenient for some of Dr Tan Jit Seng's patients ever since he started using an app to monitor and prescribe treatment for them in December last year.

Patients or caregivers can snap a photo of the wound and upload it to the NDKare app, which transmits it to an online dashboard linked to software that analyses details such as its size, colour and tissue.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 10, 2018, with the headline 'App way to monitor and manage wounds'. Print Edition | Subscribe