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[Research review] Dermoscopic findings in scabies

scabies

In this short video, Dr Vincenzo Piccolo discusses a novel dermoscopic finding seen in scabies. Scabies is an infectious skin disease which can be diagnosed through dermoscopy.

[7 min read] Managing polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in primary care

PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder characterised by hyperandrogenism, causing a range of manifestations such as skin changes, menstrual disturbance, weight gain and infertility. PCOS can be diagnosed clinically and initial management typically takes place in primary care.

[Webinar] Introduction to chronic disease & conditions

chronic disease

In this insightful webinar and Q&A with Dr Joe Kosterich, gain an introduction to managing chronic diseases and conditions, and take a first step into this important medical field.

[6 min watch] Second opinion & clinico-pathologic correlation Part 3: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano

skin cancer update

In this final part of a three-part series, Prof Giuseppe Argenziano discusses the way in which a second opinion by an experienced dermatopathologist can significantly improve the clinical management of patients with melanoma, with a specific focus on three real patient scenarios.

[6 min read] Medical nutrition therapy after bariatric surgery

bariatric

Bariatric surgery is life-changing treatment for people with morbid obesity and its associated metabolic conditions. To ensure successful recovery and long-term weight loss, patients must be prepared to implement significant lifestyle changes such as adopting a new healthful eating plan, eating habits, and increasing physical activity (1).

[Podcast] Medicare billing & records | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

Medicare billing

Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Matt Woollard (Director of Business Development in Operations, National Skin Cancer Centres) about how to manage Medicare billing and records in a medical practice.

[2 min watch] Top tips for skin cancer surgery on the ear

surgery on the ear

Do you perform skin cancer surgery procedures on difficult areas such as the ear? In this short video, Dr Tony Azzi provides his top tips for performing skin cancer surgery on the ear to optimise patient outcomes.

[9 min read] Administering local anaesthesia for cosmetic procedures

anaesthesia

Most treatments in aesthetic medicine need the help of local anaesthesia. These are usually day-care procedures. They do not require a lengthy recovery or a hospital stay. However, aesthetic interventions rarely have medical indications. Therefore, patients have a low tolerance for pain, side effects, or complications.

[6 min read] Managing common nail disorders in primary care

nail disorders

Caring for common nail disorders is an important skill for any general practitioner. In this review, we will discuss the most commonly encountered nail conditions that may come to you for consultation.

[Podcast] Lipodissolve injections for submental fat

lipodissolve

In this latest podcast, Elena Currie (Co-founder, Aesthetic MET) discusses the cosmetic uses of deoxycholic acid (also known as lipodissolve injections) for submental fat.

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