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[6 min watch] Unilateral periflexural exanthema and COVID

periflexural exanthema

In this short video, Dr Vincenzo Piccolo looks at another dermatological phenomenon observed in patients following infection with Covid-19 or administration of the Covid-19 vaccine: He recently saw two young patients with unilateral periflexural exanthema.

[6 min read] Considerations for the safe practice of dermal fillers

dermal fillers

Dermal fillers are a potent rejuvenation tool in aesthetic medicine. The materials used are of different origins, but their purpose is the same – soft tissue augmentation. The main goal is adding volume to skin or subcutaneous fat. Practitioners in primary care may use dermal fillers for the following indications:

[5 min read] Managing women’s sexual health in primary care

women's sexual health

Women often feel more comfortable approaching their primary care practitioner for their sexual health needs than visiting a sexual health clinic, so the general practitioner must be comfortable discussing sexual health.

[Podcast] Antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical site infection

antibiotic prophylaxis

In this latest podcast, Dr Helena Rosengren – a Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Doctor in Townsville, Queensland – gives a sneak peek into her presentation at the upcoming Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses in Brisbane on 21-24 July 2022, where she will talk about antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical site infection.

[6 min watch] How to manage atypical naevi (Part 1 of 2)

atypical naevi

How can you recognise and manage atypical naevi? In this short video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano uses real patient cases to explain how to manage atypical lesions in primary care.

[5 min read] Common benign skin lesions seen in primary care

benign skin lesions

Benign skin lesions are a common sighting for doctors in primary care. Many patients develop at least one of these changes during their lifetime. They are usually easy to spot. Consequently, benign skin lesions can cause great concern and even affect the psychological well-being of some patients.

[4 min read] Nutrition management in cancer

cancer

Nutrition is an important aspect of everyone’s health, but for those who have been diagnosed with cancer, it is especially crucial for treatment. Cancer and cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy can have varying side effects that make maintaining a healthy diet challenging.

[Lecture] Digital imaging for melanoma diagnosis in primary care

digital imaging

Dr Scott Arnold presents an insightful lecture on the use of digital imaging as an aid to diagnosis of melanoma in the primary care setting, with a focus on real patient case studies.

Lectures: Digital imaging & AI for early diagnosis of melanoma

digital imaging

Noted skin cancer experts and primary care Skin Cancer Doctors delivered insightful lectures on skin cancer management in primary care and explored GP partnership options to jointly manage high-risk patients, at a recent education event at Gardens Skin Cancer Centre in Albury, New South Wales.

[6 min read] Anxiety and medicinal cannabis

anxiety

Anxiety and mood disorders are being experienced with increasing prevalence around the globe. In Australia, approximately 1 in 4 experience anxiety, and that percentage increases a great deal when accounting for other mood disorders like depression and PTSD. You’ve likely heard mixed reports about medical cannabis’ effects for anxiety: clinical research can be confusing at […]

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