Article Review: Medical photography with a mobile phone

January 15, 2019

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This article looks at medical photography on mobile devices from a Neurosurgeon perspective. In short, medical photography is a very useful tool, and you should be aware of HIPAA's rules.

The article talks about how medical photographs are commonly employed to enhance education, research, and patient care throughout the neurosurgical discipline. The practice has become an integral part of healthcare.

The authors suggest four easily implemented photography skills every surgeon who uses his or her mobile phone for patient care should know:

  1. Provide context,
  2. Use appropriate lighting,
  3. Use appropriate dimensionality, and
  4. Manage distracting elements.

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View the article from the JNS website.