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Journal Article > Study
Choice, transparency, coordination, and quality among direct-to-consumer telemedicine websites and apps treating skin disease.
Resneck JS Jr, Abrouk M, Steuer M, et al. JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152:768-775.
Telemedicine is being more widely used in order to increase access to care. A relatively new aspect of telemedicine is direct-to-consumer telemedicine, including teledermatology. Using secret shoppers who submitted photographs and clinical information to teledermatology sites, this study found poor diagnostic accuracy and failure to elicit important information. Other studies have also raised concerns about the diagnostic accuracy of virtual clinical visits.
Journal Article > Review
Cao LY, Taylor JS, Vidimos A. Dermatol Online J. 2010;16:3.
This review examines numerous safety issues relevant to outpatient dermatology practice, including medication errors, diagnostic errors, office-based surgery, wrong-site procedures, and laser safety.