Dermatology

[Telemedicine in dermatological practice: teledermatology].

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Feb 27, 2016

Technological advances in the fields of information and telecommunication technologies have affected the health care system in the last decades, and lead to the emergence of a new discipline: telemedicine.

Impact of store-and-forward (SAF) teledermatology on outpatient dermatologic care: A prospective study in an underserved urban primary care setting.

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Feb 19, 2016

BACKGROUND: The clinical value of teledermatology in the primary care setting remains relatively unknown.

OBJECTIVE: We sought to determine the impact of teledermatology on outpatient diagnosis, management, and access to dermatologic care in a resource-poor primary care setting.

Smartphones Enable Teledermatology in South Dakota: An Overview and Primer for Primary Care Providers.

Publication Date: 
Dec 03, 2015

Timely access to specialty care by dermatologists is a significant problem in South Dakota. This is especially germane to patients in rural areas, the elderly, and those with socioeconomic barriers.

Quality of life: a research gap in teledermatology.

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Sep 23, 2015

An important outcome in healthcare, and in particular for dermatologic healthcare, is quality of life.

Teledermatology protocol for screening of skin cancer.

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Apr 02, 2015

BACKGROUND: Telemedicine refers to the use of technology as improvement of healthcare delivery to places where distance becomes an obstacle. Its use represents a great potential for dermatology, a specialty whose visual analysis phase is essential in diagnosis.

Update on mobile applications in dermatology.

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Mar 11, 2015

BACKGROUND: As the use of mobile devices surpasses that of personal computers, medical applications increasingly provide easy access to a diverse range of health care resources.

PURPOSE: To analyze changes in the number of dermatologic mobile applications since 2012.

Mobile teledermatology: a promising future in clinical practice.

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Oct 21, 2013

BACKGROUND: As a product of electronic health, teledermatology is a cost-effective means of improving access to care, facilitating specialist consultations, and supporting patient self-management.

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