‘Medical selfies’ a useful management aid

Patient-generated data should be included in MHR, says researcher
Dr Kara Burns. Photo: QUT

Medical selfies can be a win-win for patient and treating doctor, Australian researchers say.

After a study in which patients took pictures of their rashes, wounds or surgical sites, researchers from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) said it was empowering and improved the doctor-patient relationship.