The medical records are an ethic obligation and the photographic documentation is part of it; many times with huge importance, mainly in Plastic Surgery. The preoperative and postoperative photographic documentation are commonly used in Plastic Surgery, while the intraoperative photograph is not yet, although it helps and facilitates scientific reports and it is a strong ally in medical records. The present article shows a simple way of taking intraoperative photography documentation, with high quality, low cost, preserving the surgeons angle of vision, with low risk of contamination, demanding less time of interruption and independent of external. This tool consists simply the association of a waterproof case with the digital camera.
Keywords: Photography. Documentation. Medical records.