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Luther B. Adair Ii, MD

Luther B. Adair Ii, MD

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I wanted a better way to view and present medical images, so my colleagues and I created an iPad app.

Many smaller radiology departments are still using film-based radiographs to present teaching files in a conference format. This presents a challenge to both the viewer and the presenter due to space limitations around the view box, degradation of film quality, and lack of consistency with format.

Let’s see if we can find a way to augment the regular workout with reasonable diet modifications that will give us major bang for our buck. These modifications will focus on the three places that most of us get our food fixes — at home, at work, and at play.

I am reminded of what my mentor in internship taught me about perfecting my craft. He believed that without achieving harmony in five different areas, it would be very difficult to excel professionally. Financial, emotional, social, physical, and spiritual health, he professed, were the foundations for maintaining a strong professional life. I agree.

The iPad and other mobile devices are able to provide access to an enormous amount of information quickly. When combined with the knowledge and expertise of a skilled professional such as a doctor, these tools are amplified in their efficiency. With an iPad, every physician can become an instant library, theater, and in the case of this patient, assistant.

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