How to use a dermatoscope | 5 min
Using a dermatoscope is a key element to the full skin examination. It improves the diagnostic accuracy of melanoma about 15 times more than with the naked eye alone. In this video, Dermatologist Dr Annika Smith outlines how to assess lesions with a dermatoscope, including the difference between polarised and non-polarised modes.
Dr Annika Smith
Dermatologist, Melanoma Institute Australia, St Vincent’s Hospital and Westmead Hospital
ExcellentShort, succinct, lots of information well delivered
How to use a dermatoscopeVery informative
Mohammed Saadoon Jalal Agha
Up to the point presentationVery useful presentation for GP with interest in Skin Cancer Management.
Excellent summaryThis is a well-presented summary of key concepts around dermatoscope use for GPs.