Dermatoscopy use by US dermatologists: a cross-sectional survey.

@article{Engasser2010DermatoscopyUB,
  title={Dermatoscopy use by US dermatologists: a cross-sectional survey.},
  author={Holly C Engasser and Erin M. Warshaw},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={412-9, 419.e1-2}
}
BACKGROUND Although dermatoscopy is widely used in Europe and Australia, little is known about dermatoscopy use by US dermatologists. OBJECTIVE We sought to estimate the prevalence of dermatoscopy use by US dermatologists and examine associations with practice characteristics. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional survey of all US fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology. RESULTS Of 8501 eligible recipients, 3238 (38.1%) surveys were completed and returned. Of respondents, 48% used… CONTINUE READING