Comparing the utility of the non-mydriatic fundus camera to the direct ophthalmoscope for medical education.

@article{Chen2015ComparingTU,
  title={Comparing the utility of the non-mydriatic fundus camera to the direct ophthalmoscope for medical education.},
  author={Ming Chen and Christian C. Swinney and Mindy Lin Chen and Minder Bal and Austin S Nakatsuka},
  journal={Hawai'i journal of medicine & public health : a journal of Asia Pacific Medicine & Public Health},
  year={2015},
  volume={74 3},
  pages={93-5}
}
Visualization of the fundus is an important component of any ophthalmologic exam. Students are taught to visualize the fundus using a direct handheld ophthalmoscope. However, this device has many limitations, which may be a detriment to medical education and patient care. The invention of the non-mydriatic automatic fundus camera could significantly improve medical education. Our study examined the ability of a group of 5 medical students to visualize pathology and form a diagnosis with a… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…