Digital photography could be a key factor in rural health care

February 10, 2017

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Photographs may lead to better treatment and care for patients in rural communities, a UBC Okanagan study shows.

A slightly different take on medical photography. The study gave 10 participants a camera and told them to take a photo every day.

"The photos gave us access to their days, to things that wouldn't be reported in a doctor's office, or on a medical chart, but were an important part of their day-to-day care," says Prof. Kathy Rush. "The images brought to life their social supports and the gaps in service."

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