[FoRK] medical file Re: Aaron does (some of) it for me (re: iPad)

Damien Morton dmorton at bitfurnace.com
Fri Feb 5 06:54:13 PST 2010


On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 6:33 AM, Stephen Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:

> Eugen Leitl wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 09:59:53PM -0800, Bill Humphries wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>> My dentist switched to electronic records and the chair now has a flat
>>> screen with my latest x-rays displayed when I arrive at the office. When he
>>> takes new x-rays, they show up directly on the display. But he still has to
>>> use a keyboard to update it.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Are these 16 bit grayscale LCDs, I hopes?
>>
>>
>
> My dentist has color monitors they use for this.  Probably not 16 bit+, but
> could be.  The x-ray machine is all digital, no film.  They put a sensor in
> your mouth.
>
>
My dentist used a sensor as well - fucking huge lump of plastic. Really
uncomfortable.  Much prefer the film in a flexible plastic cover.


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