Digital photography in the generalist's office

Torrecillas, David Riba; Soler-González, Jorge; Rodríguez-Rosich, Antonio
December 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/5/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 12, p1519
Academic Journal
The article summarizes the approaches that may be used for introducing digital photography into the family physician's practice. The ability of physicians to provide better medical care due to digital photography is explained. The three groups of digital cameras based on image quality are given including cameras that have resolutions of between four to eight megapixels.


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