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Professional Clinical Photography to Assist Patients with Pectus Carinatum

John A. Yeats

Abstract


A photographic clinical role has been realized in our institution in the care of patients with Pectus Carinatum. A series of clinical photographs along with 3D imaging are now presented by our photographers to each patient in clinic to demonstrate changes over time in the size and shape of their chest wall defects associated with this condition. This interaction has increased patient compliance for treatment and subsequently reinforces the relevance and importance of clinical photographers in patient care.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/jbc.v43i2.10230



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