[5 min watch] General dermatology: Eyelid rash (Real patient case study)

General dermatology - Real patient case study

How would you manage this patient in your practice? In this short extract from the HealthCert Advanced Certificate of General Dermatology course, Dr Christopher Ross shows us a real case study featuring a 43-year-old female patient who presented with complaints of a rash appearing over bilateral eyelids and a feeling of weakness.

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[3 min watch] Enjoyable differences between general practice and aesthetic medicine

Differences between general practice and aesthetic medicine

Transitioning from a busy general practice to a different field, such as skin cancer or aesthetic medicine, often comes with many changes. In this short video, Aesthetics Doctor Jenny Kimmins shares the differences she personally enjoys as she refers to her own transition from general practice to aesthetic medicine.

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[2 min watch] Which sutures should I use?

How do you select the most appropriate suture type for each procedure? A suture’s size or type will vary depending on the situation, and there are several factors to consider including how long they will last for.

In this short video, Skin Cancer Doctor Tony Azzi shares his advice and simple rules on the sutures he uses, such as a dermal suture on the back. Dr Azzi also discusses the size sutures he recommends as “some sutures are more suitable than others” for different areas of the body.

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[6 min watch] General dermatology: Hair loss (Real patient case study)

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How would you manage this patient in your practice? In this short extract from the HealthCert Professional Certificate of General Dermatology course, Dr Christopher Ross shows us a real case study featuring a 25-year-old male patient who presented with a four-month history of hair loss.

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[3 min watch] Managing aesthetic and skin cancer work in a busy general practice

In a busy general practice offering a new range of services often comes with several new associated factors, including booking and managing consultations. In this short video, Aesthetic Doctor Jenny Kimmins shares her advice on managing aesthetic and skin cancer consultations in a busy general practice; starting with having separate consulting times.

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[1 min watch] The importance of a comprehensive aesthetic approach

Cosmetic injectables are the most frequently requested skin rejuvenation treatment. Neurotoxin injections and dermal fillers help with dynamic and static lines, but they will not always improve a patient’s overall appearance.

In this short video, Aesthetic Doctor Jenny Kimmins discusses why it is important to have a comprehensive approach in aesthetic medicine, and why explaining to her patients that sometimes you need a “fresh canvas” to start with can help achieve better long-term results. That would include addressing other skin concerns in addition to treating the wrinkles, such as treating sun damage, discolouration or redness.

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[3 min watch] Adding and growing aesthetic services in general practice

Are you thinking of incorporating aesthetic medicine into your practice? Or maybe you already have and would like to grow your range of aesthetic services? Before diving in too quickly, have you considered your demographic, what your patients can afford or what equipment you need?

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[2 min watch] How to choose the right skin biopsy technique

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If you perform skin biopsies in your practice, catch Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres’ top tips for choosing the right biopsy technique. In this short video, Dr Ayres provides advice on skin cancer management in primary care, including different biopsy procedures for suspicious lesions.

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[2 min watch] Conditions to treat with ultrasound and radiofrequency devices

If you have considered adding ultrasound and radiofrequency treatments to your range of cosmetic services, learn more about the conditions these devices can address and if they are worth the investment.

In this short video, Skin Cancer and Aesthetic Doctor Dr Isabelle Jonsson-Lear shares her experience on how these treatments are utilised in her clinic to manage patients with acne, skin rejuvenation, pigmentation, enlarged pores and fine lines as well as for dehydration, a common condition in Australia given the climate.

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[2 min watch] Top tips for incorporating aesthetic medicine into your practice

Have you ever considered incorporating aesthetic medicine into your practice? Before doing so, make sure you are not jumping in too quickly and spending money on unnecessary equipment. In this short video, Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Doctor Dianne King shares her advice and must-haves for primary care practitioners getting started.
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