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By virtue of its remote connection, telemedicine can help to allay white coat hypertension, and can eliminate infectious disease precautions as a concern in a given consult. Dr. Kvedar has talked about its utility for certain kinds of consults as well.

Is there room for patients to self-examine under the guidance of their physician, and report findings, live, for the physician to interpret at that time? Does this already happen? How could one design a study assessing the reliability of examinations carried out in this way? Or should this not be done?