A picture paints a thousand words—the use of 3G camera mobile telephones in managing soft tissue injuries

A picture paints a thousand words—the use of 3G camera mobile telephones in managing soft... Eur J Plast Surg (2008) 31:205–206 DOI 10.1007/s00238-008-0252-0 LETTER TO THE EDITOR A picture paints a thousand words—the use of 3G camera mobile telephones in managing soft tissue injuries Zeeshan Ahmad Received: 3 November 2007 /Accepted: 9 April 2008 / Published online: 29 May 2008 Springer-Verlag 2008 Soft tissue trauma especially affecting the hands inevitably where such technology was used and found promising comes the way of the on-call plastic surgery team. Injuries qualitative results. In conclusion the study supported the can range from trivial, such as a simple cellulitis, to limb- use of such technology if it was available at low cost and threatening such as multiple digital amputations which may data-upload facilities [1]. warrant replant surgery [1]. Taking telephone referrals from A recent case seen on-call by the author illustrates some local and regional units can be a heart-sinking process. The of the key advantages of the use of 3G mobile camera quality of the referral, its clinical accuracy and its telephone communication devices. A 10-year-old boy was appropriateness are often questionable [2]. With respect to climbing a fence. He was wearing a sovereign ring on his anatomy, the descriptive terminology used can be inaccu- ring finger http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

A picture paints a thousand words—the use of 3G camera mobile telephones in managing soft tissue injuries

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © 2008 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-008-0252-0
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