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Randomized and controlled pilot study of the pragmatic use of mobile phone based follow up of actinic keratoses treated with topical 5-fluorouracil.

Dermatol Online J 2018 Apr 15;24(4). Epub 2018 Apr 15.

Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Sacramento, California.

Store-and-forward teledermatology involves transmission of a patient's images to a healthcare provider and subsequent response from the provider about the diagnosis or management. Furthermore, teledermatology in which mobile phones (e.g. Read More

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April 2018
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Growth of mobile applications in dermatology - 2017 update.

Dermatol Online J 2018 Feb 15;24(2). Epub 2018 Feb 15.

Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado Dermatology Service, Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Denver, Colorado Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, Colorado.

Background: More than 80% of households in the US have a smartphone. Growth of mobile applications (apps) has grown in parallel with access to smartphones. Mobile health apps are used in medical fields, including dermatology. Read More

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February 2018
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A new mobile learning module using smartphone wallpapers in identification of medical fungi for medical students and residents.

Int J Dermatol 2018 Apr 5;57(4):458-462. Epub 2018 Feb 5.

Department of Dermatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospitals, Taipei and Linkou, Taiwan.

Introduction: Medical students and residents will encounter many cutaneous fungal infections in medical practice. However, the training for identification of medical fungi has been insufficient due to limited lecture-based courses. The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of using smartphone-based wallpapers in learning the microscopic morphology and colony characteristics of medical fungi for medical students and residents. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/ijd.13934
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijd.13934DOI Listing
April 2018
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Diagnostic Accuracy of Pediatric Teledermatology Using Parent-Submitted Photographs: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

JAMA Dermatol 2017 Dec;153(12):1243-1248

Section of Dermatology, Division of General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Importance: Advances in smartphone photography (both quality and image transmission) may improve access to care via direct parent-to-clinician telemedicine. However, the accuracy of diagnoses that are reliant on parent-provided photographs has not been formally compared with diagnoses made in person.

Objective: To assess whether smartphone photographs of pediatric skin conditions taken by parents are of sufficient quality to permit accurate diagnosis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4280DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5817452PMC
December 2017

Smartphone-Based Patient Education in Plastic Surgery.

Ann Plast Surg 2017 Dec;79(6):529-531

From the *Attending at the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, Saint-Joseph Hospital, Paris, France; †Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Henri Mondor Hospital, Creteil, France; ‡ Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Saint Joseph University, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon; and §Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Saint Joseph University, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon.

Background: Internet use for health information has dramatically increased in the past decade. Mobile medical applications (MMAs) could be a useful tool to improve postoperative patient education and care. The objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of an MMA on patient care in plastic surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000001241DOI Listing
December 2017
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Fully digital Mohs map for micrographic surgery.

Authors:
Jonathan Kantor

J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 03 22;78(3):e65-e66. Epub 2017 Sep 22.

Department of Dermatology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Florida Center for Dermatology, PA, Saint Augustine, Florida. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2017.09.044DOI Listing
March 2018
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Smartphone-Based Applications for Skin Monitoring and Melanoma Detection.

Dermatol Clin 2017 Oct 9;35(4):551-557. Epub 2017 Aug 9.

Department of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA. Electronic address:

With the advancement of mobile technologies, smartphone applications (apps) have become widely available and gained increasing attention as a novel tool to deliver dermatologic care. This article presents a review of various apps for skin monitoring and melanoma detection and a discussion of current limitations in the field of dermatology. Concerns regarding quality, transparency, and reliability have emerged because there are currently no established quality standards or regulatory oversight of mobile medical apps. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.det.2017.06.014DOI Listing
October 2017
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Validation of the MASK-rhinitis visual analogue scale on smartphone screens to assess allergic rhinitis control.

Clin Exp Allergy 2017 Dec 11;47(12):1526-1533. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

MACVIA-France, Contre les Maladies Chroniques pour un VIeillissement Actif en France European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing Reference Site, Montpellier, France.

Background: Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) is a validated tool to assess control in allergic rhinitis patients.

Objective: The aim of this study was to validate the use of VAS in the MASK-rhinitis (MACVIA-ARIA Sentinel NetworK for allergic rhinitis) app (Allergy Diary) on smartphones screens to evaluate allergic rhinitis symptoms and disease control.

Methods: Each user filled 4 different VAS measuring overall, nasal, ocular, and asthma symptoms at least once. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cea.13025DOI Listing
December 2017
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Fragrance contact allergens in 5588 cosmetic products identified through a novel smartphone application.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2018 Jan 11;32(1):79-85. Epub 2017 Sep 11.

Department of Dermatology and Allergy, National Allergy Research Centre, Herlev-Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hellerup, Denmark.

Background: More than 25% of the adult European population suffers from contact allergy, with fragrance substances recognized as one of the main causes. Since 2005, 26 fragrance contact allergens have been mandatory to label in cosmetic products within the EU if present at 10 ppm or above in leave-on and 100 ppm or above in wash-off cosmetics.

Objective: To examine exposure, based on ingredient labelling, to the 26 fragrances in a sample of 5588 fragranced cosmetic products. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jdv.14513DOI Listing
January 2018

Error rate of automated calculation for wound surface area using a digital photography.

Skin Res Technol 2018 Feb 17;24(1):117-122. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Department of Dermatology, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu, Republic of Korea.

Background: Although measuring would size using digital photography is a quick and simple method to evaluate the skin wound, the possible compatibility of it has not been fully validated.

Purpose: To investigate the error rate of our newly developed wound surface area calculation using digital photography.

Methods: Using a smartphone and a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera, four photographs of various sized wounds (diameter: 0. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/srt.12398DOI Listing
February 2018
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The effect of smartphone addiction on hand joints in psoriatic patients: an ultrasound-based study.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2018 Jan 3;32(1):73-78. Epub 2017 Jul 3.

Section of Dermatology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

Background: Distal interphalangeal (DIP) arthritis is a frequent form of psoriatic arthritis being often linked to nail psoriasis. Modern society is characterized by overuse of smartphones. Indeed, literature has recently focalized on research into smartphone addiction and health-related problems. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jdv.14380DOI Listing
January 2018
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mHealth App for Risk Assessment of Pigmented and Nonpigmented Skin Lesions-A Study on Sensitivity and Specificity in Detecting Malignancy.

Telemed J E Health 2017 12 31;23(12):948-954. Epub 2017 May 31.

6 Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig-Maximilian University , Munich, Germany .

Background: With the advent of smartphone devices, an increasing number of mHealth applications that target melanoma identification have been developed, but none addresses the general context of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer identification.

Introduction: In this study a smartphone application using fractal and classical image analysis for the risk assessment of skin lesions is systematically evaluated to determine its sensitivity and specificity in the diagnosis of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer along with actinic keratosis and Bowen's disease.

Materials And Methods: In the Department of Dermatology, Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 341 melanocytic and nonmelanocytic lesions were imaged using SkinVision app; 239 underwent histopathological examination, while the rest of 102 lesions were clinically diagnosed as clearly benign and not removed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2016.0259DOI Listing
December 2017
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PhotoExam: adoption of an iOS-based clinical image capture application at Mayo Clinic.

Int J Dermatol 2017 Dec 11;56(12):1359-1365. Epub 2017 May 11.

Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.

Background: Mayo Clinic developed an internal iOS-based, point-of-care clinical image capture application for clinicians. We aimed to assess the adoption and utilization of the application at Mayo Clinic.

Methods: Metadata of 22,784 photos of 6417 patients taken by 606 users over 8040 clinical encounters between 3/1/2015 and 10/31/2015 were analyzed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijd.13648DOI Listing
December 2017
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International inter-rater agreement in scoring acne severity utilizing cloud-based image sharing of mobile phone photographs.

Int J Dermatol 2017 Sep 24;56(9):920-925. Epub 2017 Apr 24.

Department of Dermatology, University of California - Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA.

Background: Cloud-based image sharing technology allows facilitated sharing of images. Cloud-based image sharing technology has not been well-studied for acne assessments or treatment preferences, among international evaluators. We evaluated inter-rater variability of acne grading and treatment recommendations among an international group of dermatologists that assessed photographs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijd.13621DOI Listing
September 2017
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Being Spontaneous: The Future of Telehealth Implementation?

Telemed J E Health 2017 09 29;23(9):766-772. Epub 2017 Mar 29.

1 Department of TeleHealth, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal , Durban, South Africa .

Introduction: The smartphone simplifies interprofessional communication, and smartphone applications can facilitate telemedicine activity. Much has been written about the steps that need to be followed to implement and establish a successful telemedicine service that is integrated into everyday clinical practice. A traditional and systematic approach has evolved incorporating activities such as strategy development, needs assessment, business cases and plans, readiness assessment, implementation plans, change management interventions, and ongoing monitoring and evaluation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2016.0155DOI Listing
September 2017
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Challenges to smartphone applications for melanoma detection.

Dermatol Online J 2017 Feb 15;23(2). Epub 2017 Feb 15.

Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This commentary addresses the emerging market forhealth-related smartphone applications. Specific todermatology, there has been a significant increasenot only in applications that promote skin cancerawareness and education but also in those meantfor detection. With evidence showing that 365dermatology-related applications were available in2014--up from 230 in 2012--and that 1 in 5 patientsunder the age of 50 have used a smartphone tohelp diagnose a skin problem, there is clearly a largesubset of patients participating in this growing trend. Read More

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February 2017
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Optimizing Smartphones for Clinical Photography.

Dermatol Surg 2018 Jan;44(1):138-140

DermSurgery Associates, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001116DOI Listing
January 2018
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Smartphone snapshot mapping of skin chromophores under triple-wavelength laser illumination.

J Biomed Opt 2017 09;22(9):91508

University of Oulu, Optoelectronics and Measurement Techniques Unit, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Oulu, Finland.

Chromophore distribution maps are useful tools for skin malformation severity assessment and for monitoring of skin recovery after burns, surgeries, and other interactions. The chromophore maps can be obtained by processing several spectral images of skin, e.g. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JBO.22.9.091508DOI Listing
September 2017
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Smartphone use in dermatology for clinical photography and consultation: Current practice and the law.

Australas J Dermatol 2018 May 28;59(2):101-107. Epub 2017 Feb 28.

The Dermatology and Skin Cancer Centre, Gosford, New South Wales, Australia.

Background: Smartphones are rapidly changing the way doctors capture and communicate clinical information, particularly in highly visual specialties such as dermatology. An understanding of how and why smartphones are currently used in clinical practice is critical in order to evaluate professional and legal risks, and to formulate policies that enable safe use of mobile technologies for the maximal benefit of practitioners and patients.

Methods: Australian dermatologists and dermatology trainees were surveyed on their current practices relating to clinical smartphone use. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajd.12583DOI Listing
May 2018
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Association Between Portable Screen-Based Media Device Access or Use and Sleep Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

JAMA Pediatr 2016 12;170(12):1202-1208

Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Cardiff, Wales7Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education, Johns Hopkins University Baltimore-Washington-India Clinical Trials, B. J. Medical College, Pune, India.

Importance: Sleep is vital to children's biopsychosocial development. Inadequate sleep quantity and quality is a public health concern with an array of detrimental health outcomes. Portable mobile and media devices have become a ubiquitous part of children's lives and may affect their sleep duration and quality. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.2341DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5380441PMC
December 2016
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Assessment of smartphone applications for total body digital photography-guided skin exams by patients.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2016 Nov;75(5):1063-1064.e1

Department of Dermatology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01909622163037
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2016.06.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5859953PMC
November 2016
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Image-based teleconsultation using smartphones or tablets: qualitative assessment of medical experts.

Emerg Med J 2017 Feb 5;34(2):95-99. Epub 2016 Oct 5.

Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

Background: Mobile health has promising potential in improving healthcare delivery by facilitating access to expert advice. Enabling experts to review images on their smartphone or tablet may save valuable time. This study aims at assessing whether images viewed by medical specialists on handheld devices such as smartphones and tablets are perceived to be of comparable quality as when viewed on a computer screen. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2015-205258DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5384429PMC
February 2017
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Direct-to-consumer teledermatology services for pediatric patients: Room for improvement.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2016 Nov 7;75(5):887-888. Epub 2016 Sep 7.

Dermatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California; Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California. Electronic address:

Direct-to-consumer teledermatology is radically changing the way some patients obtain dermatologic care. Many direct-to-consumer teledermatology services offer care to patients younger than 18 years, but policies and standards are nonuniform. For pediatric patients, direct-to-consumer teledermatology is a substantial departure from in-person care. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2016.08.002DOI Listing
November 2016
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The Bellina-Missoni method and the Morrison technique: two variations of free-hand no-adapter smartphone microscopic photography.

Authors:
Jerad M Gardner

J Cutan Pathol 2016 09 1;43(9):805-6. Epub 2016 Jul 1.

Departments of Pathology and Dermatology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.12752DOI Listing
September 2016
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Use of the dermoscope as a smartphone close-up lens and LED annular macro ring flash.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2016 Jul;75(1):e27-8

Section of Dermatology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Parma, Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2015.12.041DOI Listing
July 2016
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Smartphone patient monitoring post-laser resurfacing.

Australas J Dermatol 2017 Nov 10;58(4):e216-e222. Epub 2016 Jun 10.

uRepublic Cosmetic Dermatology & Veins, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Background/objectives: Patients should be monitored post-laser resurfacing for reassurance and the early detection of adverse events. Smartphone monitoring in the post-laser resurfacing setting is an efficient and convenient tool that is well accepted by patients and dermatologists. The objective was to identify the benefits and barriers of, and patient attitudes towards, smartphone monitoring in the post-laser resurfacing setting. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/ajd.12507
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajd.12507DOI Listing
November 2017
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The selfie skin examination.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2016 Jun;74(6):e123-5

Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2015.12.023DOI Listing
June 2016
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Review of Smartphone Applications Repurposed to Help Reduce the Incidence of Wrong Site Surgery.

Dermatol Surg 2016 Jun;42(6):793-5

Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana Department of Dermatology, State University at Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, New York Department of Dermatology, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000000726DOI Listing
June 2016
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Use of smartphone attached mobile thermography assessing subclinical inflammation: a pilot study.

J Wound Care 2016 Apr;25(4):177-80, 182

Department of Gerontological Nursing/Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Objective: To verify the reliability and validity of FLIR ONE, a device connected to a smartphone, for the assessment of inflammation based on relative temperature increase compared with the thermography routinely used in pressure ulcer (PU) and diabetic foot assessment.

Method: Participants in this pilot cross-sectional observational study were recruited from the patients in the PU team rounds and the diabetic foot outpatient clinic at the university hospital in January 2015. Cohen's kappa coefficient with its 95% confidence intervals was used to evaluate the criterion-related validity and inter- and intra-rater reliability for the thermal imaging assessment. Read More

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http://www.magonlinelibrary.com/doi/10.12968/jowc.2016.25.4.
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http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2016.25.4.177DOI Listing
April 2016
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Teledermatology and clinical photography: safeguarding patient privacy and mitigating medico-legal risk.

Med J Aust 2016 Mar;204(5):198-200e1

University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.

Capturing clinical images is becoming more prevalent in everyday clinical practice, and dermatology lends itself to the use of clinical photographs and teledermatology. "Store-and-forward", whereby clinical images are forwarded to a specialist who later responds with an opinion on diagnosis and management is a popular form of teledermatology. Store-and-forward teledermatology has proven accurate and reliable, accelerating the process of diagnosis and treatment and improving patient outcomes. Read More

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March 2016
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Optimized dermatopathologic imaging by a smartphone camera.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2016 Apr;74(4):e63-4

Skineplex, Burdwan, West Bengal, India.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01909622150218
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2015.09.011DOI Listing
April 2016
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Smartphone-Based Conversational Agents and Responses to Questions About Mental Health, Interpersonal Violence, and Physical Health.

JAMA Intern Med 2016 05;176(5):619-25

Department of Dermatology, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco.

Importance: Conversational agents are smartphone-based computer programs designed to respond to users in natural language, thereby mimicking conversations between people. Many people use their smartphones to obtain health information.

Objective: To describe the responses of 4 widely used conversational agents (Siri [Apple], Google Now, S Voice [Samsung], and Cortana [Microsoft]) to a standardized panel of questions related to mental health, interpersonal violence, and physical health. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.0400DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4996669PMC
May 2016
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Use of Smartphones in Telemedicine: Comparative Study Between Standard and Teledermatological Evaluation of High-Complex Care Hospital Inpatients.

Telemed J E Health 2016 09 9;22(9):755-60. Epub 2016 Mar 9.

1 Department of Dermatology, Hospital das Clinicas, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil .

Background: It is estimated that there are around 7 billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide. Considering the availability and convenience, it appears to be a suitable device for store-and-forward (SF) consultations.

Introduction: Although teledermatology has been suggested as an effective way of reducing costs and providing otherwise inaccessible expert evaluation, most studies have relied on high cost and high technological means. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2015.0086DOI Listing
September 2016
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[Telemedicine in dermatological practice: teledermatology].

Orv Hetil 2016 Mar;157(10):363-9

Orvosi Fizikai és Orvosi Informatikai Intézet, Szegedi Tudományegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar Szeged.

Technological advances in the fields of information and telecommunication technologies have affected the health care system in the last decades, and lead to the emergence of a new discipline: telemedicine. The appearance and rise of internet and smart phones induced a rapid progression in telemedicine. Several new applications and mobile devices are published every hour even for medical purposes. Read More

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http://www.akademiai.com/doi/abs/10.1556/650.2016.30371
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/650.2016.30371DOI Listing
March 2016
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Informed Consent, Use, and Storage of Digital Photography Among Mohs Surgeons in the United States.

Dermatol Surg 2016 Mar;42(3):305-9

*Department of Dermatology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; †Dermatologists of Southwest Ohio, Cincinnati, Ohio; ‡Department of Dermatology, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut.

Background: Digital photography is pervasive in dermatology. Potential uses include monitoring untreated disease, disease progression and treatment response, evaluating medical and cosmetic treatment, determining surgical sites, educating trainees and colleagues, and publishing reports in scientific journals. However, the nature of use, storage, and informed consent practices for digital photography among dermatologic surgeons has not been investigated. Read More

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http://content.wkhealth.com/linkback/openurl?sid=WKPTLP:land
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000000634DOI Listing
March 2016
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Creating and Editing Video to Accompany Manuscripts.

Dermatol Surg 2016 Feb;42(2):249-50

*Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri; †Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan.

Background: The use of video can enhance the learning experience by demonstrating procedural techniques that are difficult to relay in writing. Several peer-reviewed journals allow publication of videos alongside articles to complement the written text.

Objective: The purpose of this article is to instruct the dermatologic surgeon on how to create and edit a video using a smartphone, to accompany a article. Read More

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http://content.wkhealth.com/linkback/openurl?sid=WKPTLP:land
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000000635DOI Listing
February 2016
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A Comparative Study Between Smartphone-Based Microscopy and Conventional Light Microscopy in 1021 Dermatopathology Specimens.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2016 Jan;140(1):86-90

From the Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston (Drs Jahan-Tigh and Rapini);

Context: The incorporation of high-resolution cameras into smartphones has allowed for a variety of medical applications including the use of lens attachments that provide telescopic, macroscopic, and dermatoscopic data, but the feasibility and performance characteristics of such a platform for use in dermatopathology have not been described.

Objective: To determine the diagnostic performance of a smartphone microscope compared to traditional light microscopy in dermatopathology specimens.

Design: A simple smartphone microscope constructed with a 3-mm ball lens was used to prospectively evaluate 1021 consecutive dermatopathology cases in a blinded fashion. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5858/arpa.2014-0593-OA.s1DOI Listing
January 2016
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The Morrison technique: a free-hand method for capturing photomicrographs using a smartphone.

J Cutan Pathol 2016 May 17;43(5):472-4. Epub 2015 Dec 17.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Pathology and Dermatology, 4301 West Markham, #517, Little Rock, AR, 72205, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/cup.12650
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.12650DOI Listing
May 2016
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Smartphones Enable Teledermatology in South Dakota: An Overview and Primer for Primary Care Providers.

S D Med 2015 Oct;68(10):449-53, 455

Timely access to specialty care by dermatologists is a significant problem in South Dakota. This is especially germane to patients in rural areas, the elderly, and those with socioeconomic barriers. Implementation of a modality utilizing smartphone technology called mobile teledermatology (MTD) should improve access to dermatologic care. Read More

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October 2015
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DermaComp: A Pharmaceutical Compounding iPhone(®) Application for Dermatologists Designing Personalized Topical Medications.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2016 Sep 11;107(7):622-4. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

Unidad de Dermatología, Hospital San Jorge, Huesca, España; Instituto Aragónes de Ciencias de la Salud, Zaragoza, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2015.06.012DOI Listing
September 2016
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[The Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology App: The New Digital Era].

Authors:
S Vañó-Galván

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2015 Dec 6;106(10):779-80. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, España. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2015.10.001DOI Listing
December 2015
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Smartphone Mobile Applications to Enhance Diagnosis of Skin Cancer: A Guide for the Rural Practitioner.

W V Med J 2015 Sep-Oct;111(5):22-8

Primary care physicians occupy a vital position to impact many devastating conditions, especially those dependent upon early diagnosis, such as skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and despite improvements in skin cancer therapy, patients with a delay in diagnosis and advanced disease continue to have a grave prognosis. Due to a variety of barriers, advanced stages of skin cancer are more prominent in rural populations. Read More

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January 2016
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Use of Smartphones in Hospitals.

Health Care Manag (Frederick) 2015 Oct-Dec;34(4):297-307

Author Affiliations: Healthcare Administration Program, College of Business, Marshall University Graduate College, South Charleston, West Virginia.

Mobile technology has begun to change the landscape of the medical profession, with more than two-thirds of physicians regularly using smartphones. Smartphones have allowed health care professionals and the general public to communicate more efficiently, collect data, and facilitate clinical decision making. The methodology for this study was a qualitative literature review following a systematic approach of smartphone use among physicians in hospitals. Read More

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January 2017
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Visualization of Patients' Skin Lesions on Their Smartphones: A New Step During Dermatology Visits.

JAMA Dermatol 2016 Jan;152(1):95-7

Infectious and Dermatology Unit, Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal (CHI) Fréjus Saint Raphaël, Fréjus, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2977DOI Listing
January 2016
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Cross-sectional survey of awareness and behavioral pattern regarding acne and acne scar based on smartphone application.

Int J Dermatol 2016 Jun 4;55(6):645-52. Epub 2015 Sep 4.

Department of Dermatology, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea.

Background: Although acne scar is a permanent sequela that may be induced by improper management of active acne lesion, patient behavior patterns and awareness regarding acne are unclear. The aim of this study was to identify awareness and behavioral patterns concerning acne and acne scar of people having acne and differences between those with and without acne scars.

Methods: The survey was performed via smartphone application for 900 participants in their second to fourth decade having current or previous acne lesions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijd.12853DOI Listing
June 2016
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Reflections on smart phones, tablets, and ultraviolet (UV) light: Should we worry?: An observational study.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2015 Sep;73(3):526-8

Department of Dermatology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2015.06.027DOI Listing
September 2015
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High-quality digital photomicrography utilizing a smartphone without adapter.

J Cutan Pathol 2016 Jan 17;43(1):82-4. Epub 2015 Aug 17.

Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology, New York, NY, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/cup.12561
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January 2016
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Smartphone diagnosis of skin cancer: there's not yet an app for that.

Authors:
A Finnane H P Soyer

Br J Dermatol 2015 Jun;172(6):1474-5

Dermatology Research Centre University of Queensland, School of Medicine Level 5, Translational Research Institute, 37 Kent Street, Wooloongabba, QLD, 4102, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjd.13842DOI Listing
June 2015
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The unadulterated smartphone camera: obviating the need for apps.

Authors:
Faisal R Ali

J Am Acad Dermatol 2015 May;72(5):e119

Dermatology Center, University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Center, Salford Royal National Health Service Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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May 2015
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A review of m-health in medical imaging.

Telemed J E Health 2015 Feb 13;21(2):132-7. Epub 2015 Jan 13.

1 Co-Editor in Chief, Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine , Melbourne, Victoria, Australia .

Objective: The increasing capabilities of camera-equipped mobile phones have led to a growing body of evidence regarding their use in medical imaging across a broad range of medical specialties. This article reviews the current evidence for the use of mobile health (m-health) in medical imaging.

Materials And Methods: We performed a structured review of the published literature regarding m-health in medical imaging using the Medline, PubMed, and Web of Science databases (January 2002-August 2013). Read More

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https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/tmj.2013.0330
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February 2015
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