A skin cancer screening study using telemedicine

Sibson, Lynda
March 1999
Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare;Mar1999 Supplement 1, Vol. 5, p132
Academic Journal
The article provides information on a skin cancer screening service using telemedicine that was established between a general practitioner (GP) practice in Roborough, Plymouth and the plastic surgery department at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, England June 1998. The service, which was a pilot project, aims to decrease the time between a patient presenting a GP with suspicious pigmented lesion and the lesion being biopsied and a diagnosis made.


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