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Tag: Tips and Tricks
In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker gives his top tips for how to optimise and improve scarring results for patients following skin surgery, particularly skin cancer surgery. Continue reading “[2 min watch] How to optimise scarring results in skin surgery”
In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker gives his top tips for providing a high standard of wound care for your patients following minor surgical procedures on the skin, such as in skin cancer surgery. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Top tips for post-surgery wound care”
In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker provides his top tips for reducing patients’ pain during surgery and how to manage pain and discomfort after procedures. Continue reading “[4 min watch] How to reduce pain during and after surgery”
What steps can you take to prevent and manage infections after surgery? In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker provides his expert advice on managing infections in the primary care setting. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Top tips for preventing & managing post-surgery infections”
Are you interested in skin cancer work but don’t know where to start? In this short video, Paul Elmslie (Founder & CEO of HealthCert Education and National Skin Cancer Centres) gives his top three expert tips for setting up skin cancer services within a general practice.
Continue reading “[3 min watch] How to get started with skin cancer work in your practice”
This month we share a simple surgical tip in the form of a research letter. I am always on the lookout for these kinds of tips, and I use them in my own practice regularly. Continue reading “Research review: Reconstruction of ear defects”
What are the most important things to keep in mind when closing a wound with sutures in a primary care or skin cancer practice? In this short video, HealthCert presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Francis Tan shares his top suturing tips for skin cancer surgery. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Top suturing tips in skin cancer surgery”
“The instruments that I would recommend for wound closure are the most basic instruments you need for closing a wound.” In this insightful video, course presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Francis Tan gives his practical advice on the instruments and tools you need for conducting skin cancer surgery in your general practice. Continue reading “[2 min watch] What instruments should I use in skin cancer surgery wound closure?”
“From the moment a patient walks through the door to the time they leave the room, there are many opportunities to do something differently from everybody else.” In this insightful video, course presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres gives his practical advice for conducting skin cancer checks and educating your patients about skin cancer prevention and early detection. Continue reading “[7 min watch] Practical advice for conducting skin cancer checks”
Even the most experienced skin cancer doctors can sometimes face challenging surgical cases that simply can’t be appropriately managed in the primary care or skin cancer clinic setting. In this short video, Dr Tony Azzi talks about some of the circumstances in which he might refer a skin cancer surgery patient to a specialist.
Continue reading “[2 min watch] When should you refer skin cancer surgery patients to specialists?”