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September 23, 1992

MediClip: Three Volume Medical Clip Art Images on Floppy Disks

Author Affiliations

Parsons, Kan

JAMA. 1992;268(12):1605-1606. doi:10.1001/jama.1992.03490120119046

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"Publish or perish": this admonition, if heeded, procured tenure for many of us in academe. In clinical practice, however, the watchword is different: "Document or die," at the hands of your favorite regulator, trial attorney, or third-party payer. We are all documenting better these days with the help of appropriate electronic gadgetry.

Onto the scene comes a fresh but friendly figure that helps documentation: MediClip medical art software. It is billed as "the first complete medical art... library" for the Mac or the IBM PC. It contains a few hundred line drawings of medical images that can be used to enhance your text, letter, paper, proposal, or teaching material.

MediClip is available as a three-volume set. Each volume comprises several disks. The first two have anatomic images, and the third contains drawings of medical art and instruments.

A word about "clip art": it often consists of line drawings, and the