Summary of: Does the use of photography help to prioritise patients when referring to the oral medicine department?

@article{Sharland2010SummaryOD,
  title={Summary of: Does the use of photography help to prioritise patients when referring to the oral medicine department?},
  author={Mike R Sharland},
  journal={BDJ},
  year={2010},
  volume={208},
  pages={E16-E16}
}
Objective To determine whether the use of referral letters with and without photography will make a difference to prioritising patients to the oral medicine department.Design Retrospective analysis.Setting Oral medicine department of Birmingham Dental Hospital.Method Forty-eight photographs were randomly selected using a database of clinical photographs. This was whittled down to 25 photographs after exclusion criteria were met. Referral letters that corresponded to the photographs were found… CONTINUE READING