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Title: Standards in Dermatologic Imaging
Author: Marghoob, Ashfaq A.
Puig i Sardà, Susana
Malvehy, J. (Josep)
Keywords: Dermatologia
Diagnòstic per la imatge
Diagnostic imaging
Issue Date: Aug-2015
Publisher: American Medical Association
Abstract: The current era of ubiquitous digital cameras, digital cameras integrated into smartphones, and virtually limitless data storage affords exciting new opportunities for medicine in general and specifically dermatology. Digital photography has the potential to dramatically enable and facilitate improvements in dermatology teaching, clinical documentation, and diagnosis. One of the barriers to the diffusion of digital imaging into dermatology practice is the lack of standards for digital photography. As noted in the article by Quigley et al,1 there are currently no standards for dermatologic photography designated by Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine. While some organizations, such as the American Teledermatology Association,2 have offered general guidelines, to our knowledge, no consistent actionable standards exist in medical publications. The absence of standards severely impedes the integration of dermatologic images across systems that support documentation, diagnosis, and clinical practice.
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It is part of: JAMA Dermatology, 2015, vol. 151, num. 8, p. 819-821
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ISSN: 2168-6068
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Articles publicats en revistes (IDIBAPS: Institut d'investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer)

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