What is it about?

This paper describes the Skin Emergency Teledermatology Service provided by the Princess Alexandra Hospital Dermatology Department in 2014.

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Why is it important?

The Skin Emergency Telemedicine Service has proved to be a successful, sustainable and valuable addition to the specialist dermatology services provided across Queensland.


Slowly and surely store-and-forward teledermatology is coming of age. The challenge is now to transit this existing Telederm On Demand 24x7 Service over the next few years into a more integrated main stream service for Queensland.

Professor H. Peter Soyer
University of Queensland

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This page is a summary of: The growth of a skin emergency teledermatology service from 2008 to 2014, Australasian Journal of Dermatology, November 2015, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/ajd.12411.
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