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Title Teledermatology : a user's guide / edited by Hon S. Pak, Karen E. Edison, John D. Whited
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 160 pages) : illustrations
Contents Teledermatology modalities / Hon S. Pak, Karen E. Edison, and John D. Whited -- Telemedicine implementation and reimbursement surveys / Anne E. Burdick and Shasa Hu -- Review of literature / John D. Whited -- Policies, barriers, and other issues / Joseph C. Kvedar, Karen Rheuban, and Karen E. Edison -- Business models / Hon S. Pak, Marc Goldyne, and Gail Barker -- Reimbursement models for teledermatology / Karen E. Edison and Hon S. Pak -- Getting started / Joseph Tracy, Karen E. Edison, and Hon S. Pak -- Ethical implications in the use of telehealth and teledermatology / David A. Fleming -- Teledermatology in dermatology residency / Anne E. Burdick, Kimberly A. Sackheim, and Daniel Siegel -- Art of teledermatology / Karen E. Edison and Hon S. Pak
Summary Teledermatology allows a dermatologist to diagnose a wide range of conditions via the communications industry, thus allowing a specialist to review a patient's condition from miles away while minimizing time and travel. This book focuses on the practical aspects of teledermatology implementation while providing a comprehensive treatment of the topic. Discussions include: business models and reimbursement issues; the current status of teledermatology research; the integration of teledermatology into dermatology residency training programs; ethical considerations; confidentiality issues; and the “art of teledermatology.” It explores the technical aspects of teledermatology and describes the differences between live interactive techniques and store and forward techniques. It provides both novice and seasoned teledermatologists with comprehensive and practical information. Many of the chapter authors are among the world experts in teledermatology and have developed successful and viable programs. The knowledge presented here is based on the lessons they have learned in the course of teledermatology development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dermatology.
Telecommunication in medicine.
Dermatology -- organization & administration.
Telemedicine -- organization & administration.
Form Electronic book
Author Edison, Karen E. (Karen Elaine), 1964-
Pak, Hon S., 1964-
Whited, John D. (John David), 1962-
ISBN 0511388659 (electronic bk.)
0511547382 (ebook)
0521683351
9780511388651 (electronic bk.)
9780511547386 (ebook)
9780521683357
(paperback)