Computerized images: their value and deceptiveness

Computerized images: their value and deceptiveness The principles and the technical procedures involved in the creation of computerized images are presented, and the low cost of the materials is stressed. The technique is valuable for improving the quality and enriching the content of scientific presentations. Warning is given that such images can be misleading; examples of retouched images are presented, these were not detected when the author showed them during presentations in order to test their credibility. It is concluded that this computerized tool is an advance in the world of medical communication, but that the images seen should not necessarily be taken at their face value. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Computerized images: their value and deceptiveness

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s002380050063
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Abstract

The principles and the technical procedures involved in the creation of computerized images are presented, and the low cost of the materials is stressed. The technique is valuable for improving the quality and enriching the content of scientific presentations. Warning is given that such images can be misleading; examples of retouched images are presented, these were not detected when the author showed them during presentations in order to test their credibility. It is concluded that this computerized tool is an advance in the world of medical communication, but that the images seen should not necessarily be taken at their face value.

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European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: May 8, 1998

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