Digital imaging in remote diagnosis of burns.

@article{Roa1999DigitalII,
  title={Digital imaging in remote diagnosis of burns.},
  author={Laura M. Roa and Tom{\'a}s G{\'o}mez-C{\'i}a and Bego{\~n}a Acha and Carmen Serrano},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={
          617-23
        }
}
Images are capable of giving an accurate representation of skin color and have been used extensively in teaching about and researching burn therapy. The advance from analogue to digital imaging allows the remote transmission of the clinical information contained in the digital image of a burn, using a suitable system. The large size of these image files reduces transmission speed and makes data compression desirable. Compression, by means of the JPEG algorithm, of up to 50 times the original… CONTINUE READING

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