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[Podcast] Contemporary management of melanoma


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.

Research summary: Management of melanoma by GPs (SCARD)

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.

[5 min read] How to manage skin rashes in primary care

skin rashes

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.

[5 min watch] Lower face applications of Botulinum toxin

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Botulinum toxin

Learn more about lower face applications of Botulinum toxin from Aesthetic Medicine Doctor Jenny Kimmins.

[4 min read] How to classify skin types

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skin types

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 […]

[6 min watch] How to manage atypical naevi on patients with multiple moles (Part 2 of 2)

atypical naevi

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.

[8 min read] Can medicinal cannabis help with Alzheimer’s?

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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.

[Podcast] Topical 5 fluorouracil-calcipotriol compound for actinic keratosis

5 fluorouracil-calcipotriol

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.

[4 min read] Patient-centred care and the non-diet approach

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non-diet approach

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 [1].

[3 min read] Unilateral periflexural exanthema and COVID

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periflexural exanthema

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.