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Reflections on Dermatology and Telemedicine in Brazil

Reflections on Dermatology and Telemedicine in Brazil

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Rapidly evolving telecommunication and information technologies have led to incredible changes in our lives — including how we manage our health. In particular, teledermatology, or the use of communication technology by dermatologists to support the diagnosis, consultation and treatment of patients, has become an important element of health care in the United States and around(...)

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Telemedicine and the Brazilian Health Care System

Telemedicine and the Brazilian Health Care System

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This summer, I traveled to Brazil for a course on dermatology at the Faculty of Medicine, Sao Paulo (FMUSP), where I not only received hands-on training on endemic dermatological diseases, but also got the chance to learn about the Brazilian health care system and how telemedicine fits into it. In one of our first lectures(...)

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