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Physical Examination of the Hand in Telemedicine

By Kazushige Gamo, MD, PhD The upsurge of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has hastened physicians, including Japanese hand surgeons, to change outpatient practices to telemedicine. Telemedicine is ideal when distancing from patients is necessary for the safety of both the patient and the physician. However, in telemedicine, hand temperature, joint movements, and nerve sensation […]

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