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In this latest podcast, Professor Michael Henderson (Professor of Surgery at the University of Melbourne) gives a sneak peek into his presentation at the upcoming Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses in Brisbane on 21-24 July 2022, where he will talk about contemporary management of melanoma.
This month our focus is on the latest publication from the SCARD database and the large team of mainly GPs who have contributed to the brilliant work in SCARD. This really is “great research” and a “great paper” and I encourage everyone to read it, and be inspired by it.
Doctors in primary care can contribute to the shortening of waiting times for specialist appointments by becoming proficient in identifying and treating various skin conditions. With adequate training in general dermatology, they can learn to differentiate between the types and causes of common skin rashes and prescribe treatment.
Learn more about lower face applications of Botulinum toxin from Aesthetic Medicine Doctor Jenny Kimmins.
Performing aesthetic treatments in primary care requires a basic knowledge of facial anatomy. Only with the proper understanding of all the anatomic features that make the skin and the structures beneath a doctor can ensure the safety and efficacy of cosmetic procedures. The accurate recognition of skin types is a fundamental skill for anyone practising aesthetic […]
In the second part of this two-part series, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano uses real patient cases to explain how to manage atypical lesions in primary care, with a focus on patients who have multiple moles.
There is no doubt all forms of dementia take a tremendous toll on individuals and their loved ones. Medical cannabis research is fast growing in the arena of neurodegenerative diseases, including the most commonly diagnosed form of dementia – Alzheimer’s disease.
In this latest podcast, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer of National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Dr Yevgeny (Gene) Filanovsky (a Family Physician with Cutaneous Surgery and Skin Cancer Focus at Skin Care West, Canada) about his extensive experience using topical 5 fluorouracil-calcipotriol compound to treat actinic keratosis.
As anyone who works in healthcare will attest, patient-centred care (PCC) has taken centre stage as an integral component in high-quality care. This means putting people and their families at the centre of decisions and seeing them as experts, working alongside professionals to get the best outcome .
We recently observed and described two patients with unilateral periflexural exanthema (UPE). This occurred in a 24-year-old woman after she received the COVID-19 vaccine and in a one-year-old female baby affected by COVID-19.