Handbook of Medical Photography
Lawrence B. Stack
Hanley & Belfus, Jan 1, 2001 - Medical - 469 pages
A convenient guide for practicing clinicians who take clinical photographs for documentation, teaching, publication, and medical-legal purposes. Written by physicians and professional medical photographers, this handbook discusses the equipment, principles, and techniques used to take effective medical photographs. It will equip health care providers with the skills they need to obtain excellent clinical images, reproductions of radiographs, and other data such as ECGs. Comparisons of the various images can be made to determine changes in medical conditions.
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