Telemedicine in Dermatology

  • Hans Peter Soyer
  • Michael Binder
  • Anthony C. Smith
  • Elisabeth M.T. Wurm

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Elisabeth M. T. Wurm, H. Peter Soyer, Anthony C. Smith
    Pages 1-6
  3. International Experience

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Lars Erik Bryld, Michael Heidenheim, Tomas N. Dam, Deirdre Nathalie Dufour, Edith Vang, Tummas í. Garði et al.
      Pages 9-14
    3. Jim Muir, Lex Lucas
      Pages 23-31
    4. Shahbaz A. Janjua, Ijaz Hussain, Arfan Bari, Sadia Ammad, Rahila Naz
      Pages 33-41
    5. Jennifer Weinberg, Steven Kaddu, Carrie Kovarik
      Pages 43-53
  4. Clinical Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Cesare Massone, Alexandra Maria Giovanna Brunasso, Terri M. Biscak, H. Peter Soyer
      Pages 57-65
    3. Dougal F. Coates, Jonathan Bowling
      Pages 67-72
    4. Caterina Longo, Paul Hemmer, Giovanni Pellacani
      Pages 73-77
    5. Elisabeth M. T. Wurm, H. Peter Soyer
      Pages 79-85
    6. James Muir, Cathy Xu, H. Peter Soyer
      Pages 87-94
    7. Barbara Binder, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof
      Pages 95-101
    8. Julia Frühauf, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof
      Pages 103-112
    9. David Moreno-Ramirez, Lara Ferrandiz
      Pages 113-121
    10. Eshini Perera, Cathy Xu, Shobhan Manoharan
      Pages 123-129
  5. Practical Guidelines

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Liam J. Caffery
      Pages 133-142
    3. Janelle Jakowenko, Matthew J. Smith, Anthony C. Smith
      Pages 143-156
    4. Leif Erik Nohr
      Pages 157-165
    5. Mark E. Bensink, Paul A. Scuffham, Anthony C. Smith
      Pages 167-185
    6. Barbara Hofer, Christian Scheibböck, Michael Binder
      Pages 187-195
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 197-201

About this book


Written by leading teledermatologists and telemedicine experts, this hands-on guide addresses the practical needs of the many emerging teledermatology services worldwide. It:

•          Covers the medical and technical prerequisites for such services as well as the photographic imaging essentials

•          Illustrates the performance of teledermatology by way of clinical examples

•          Discusses teledermatology in underdeveloped countries

•          Presents specialized methods of teledermatology

•          Explores the impact of telemedicine on the doctor-patient relationship

•          Explains the advantages that accrue from improving access to expert knowledge

•          Pays careful attention to quality assurance, legal assumptions, economic aspects, and the future horizons of such health care services.

•          Includes a comprehensive appendix comprising education and training opportunities, sample protocols, consent forms, information sheets, references, and relevant web links


This guide is a must-have for all those who treat patients with inflammatory and neoplastic skin diseases.


Medical prerequisites Photographic imgaging Quality assurance Reflectance confocal miscroscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • Hans Peter Soyer
    • 1
  • Michael Binder
    • 2
  • Anthony C. Smith
    • 3
  • Elisabeth M.T. Wurm
    • 4
  1. 1., Princess Alexandra HospitalThe University of Queensland School ofBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyMedical University ViennaViennaAustria
  3. 3.Royal Children's Hospital, Centre for Online HealthThe University of QueenslandHerstonAustralia
  4. 4.School of Medicine - Princess Alexandra, Dermatology Research CentreThe University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-20800-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-20801-0
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