The Case of Ann Jolie

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The Case of Ann Jolie is a medical legal slide presentation that is intended to help medical experts clearly communicate complex injuries to a jury, judge and other trial participants. It uses interactive transparency sliders to allow the medical experts to demonstrate the accuracy of the illustrations in clarifying radiographic images of the plantiffs injuries. The presentation was created as part of a team of five students in the Masters of Science in Biomedical Communications (MScBMC) program, at the University of Toronto consisting of myself, Melissa Cory, Joy Qu, Inessa Stanishevskaya, and Erin Warkentin.

This presentation won the 2012 Artery Studios Award, given by the Biomedical Communications Program, Institute for Medical Science, University of Toronto. One prize is awarded each year for excellence in the visualization of demonstrative evidence.

The interactive presentation can be viewed below:

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Toronto Notes

Post type: Illustration

These illustrations are published in Toronto Notes 2013-2014. Toronto Notes is a study guide used by medical students studying for their medical licensing exam across Canada and around the world. It is edited by medical students at the University of Toronto. These illustrations were intended to communicate a concept quickly to students that are studying a large volume of information


Lag-screw Fixation of a Middle Phalanx Fracture

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This illustration is intended to teach medical students the lag-screw fixation technique and show the final screw placement for a specific spiral fracture of the middle phalanx. This illustration was developed from surgical observation of hand surgeon Dr. Paul Binhamer at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto. Continue reading