Do photos help doctors see patients better?
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), December 2, 2008
A new study suggests that radiologists should start examining something they usually ignore: the human face. The eyes of modern radiology are so trained on high-tech images of arteries, organs and bones that actual patients can become abstract concepts, says the study's authors, who found that including photographs of patients in their files enhanced radiologists' performance.
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