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Digital Camera - DSLR - Standards

 The applications of DSLR camera technology in telehealth are vast and reach across many specialties. There are standards for practice and guidelines for use of the technology that can be found among various professional organizations. Guidance surrounding use of the technology can range anywhere from mentions of the technology in position statements, to posted standards of care and technology use guidelines. Some broad specialty categories that utilize DSLR cameras in telehealth include: Dermatology, Pathology, Medical Photography, Dentistry, Sexual Abuse, Forensics, and Microscopy.

American Academy of Dermatology Association Position Statement on Telemedicine (May 2004)

American Telemedicine Association Standards & Guidelines Page 

Ophthalmic Photographic Society

Institute of Medical Illustrators Medical Photography Guidelines 

American Society of Clinical Pathologists

American Society of Media Photographers

Society of Photographic Education

Bio Communications Association

Health Sciences Communications Association

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

American Dental Association

American Society of Plastic Surgeons 

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Response Team 

Microscopy Society of America 

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