Tag: Dermatology App

iMA Journal Club, Study Done to Assess Apple’s Facetime® in a Dermatology Practice

By: Adam Khan, MS3 and Timothy Aungst, PharmD Title: Teledermatology: The Use of Ubiquitous Technology to Redefine Traditional Medical Instruction, Collaboration, and Consultation Authors: Richard Brand PA-C, MPAS; David Hensley, MD, FAAD Journal Published: The Journal of Clinic and Aesthetic Dermatology Date Published: November 2012 Citation: Brand R, Hensley D. Teledermatology: The Use of Ubiqutous […]

Using iPhones to Identify Skin Cancer in Sweden

Discussion of the possibility of using the built-in digital camera in a smartphone, a customized dermoscope (a special microscope to look at the skin), and a smartphone application to carry out “teledermoscopic” evaluations of suspicious skin lesions.

Recognize and treat suspicious skin lesions with illustrated Dermoscopy App

by: Brian Chau, MS3 The clinical process of evaluating suspicious skin lesions is often taught in medical school through the ABCDE method. Student physicians are taught to evaluate said lesions based on Asymmetry, irregular Borders, multiple Colors, Diameters > 6mm, and Enlarging lesion. Dermoscopy is a non-invasive, clinical examination of skin lesions with the aid […]