Why Aren’t Dermatologists More Involved in Wound Care? – Part 1
Wound Care
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
PART 1   My time doing wound healing research has shown me not only the gaps in the literature, but also the deficit of dermatologists involved in wound care. One would think that our expertise in caring for the integument would automatically translate into eminence when it comes to the treatment of injuries. However, involvement of dermatologists when it comes to wounds, including burns …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 7/13! Let’s see if you get it right!
Next Steps Pop Quiz
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An 80-year-old man with Parkinson’s disease developed a new pruritic eruption with these cutaneous findings. What is the antigenic target of the autoantibodies generated in this condition A. NC16A of BPAg1 B. NC16A of BPAg2 C. C-terminal of BPAg1 D. C-terminal of BPAg2 E. alpha-6-beta-4 integrin To find out the correct answer and read t …
JDD July Issue Highlights and Editor Picks
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July JDD Highlights Below are the issue highlights and Editor Picks for the July issue of JDD! HDSM-Ax can be used in clinical research and practice to quantify changes in symptom severity in response to treatment in The Hyperhidrosis Disease Severity Measure-Axillary: Conceptualization and Development of Item Content. The untapped potential of nanotechnology in the treatment of disorders …
Acne treatment: The New, the Old, and the Controversial
by Bridget Kaufman, MD on
Next Steps Correspondent, Dr. Bridget Kaufman, reports on Dr. Hilary Baldwin’s acne lecture presented at the 2018 Skin of Color Seminar Series (now the Skin of Color Update) and shares important clinical pearls every dermatologist should know. During her 20-minute lecture titled, Out with the Old, In with the New: Acne Treatments that No Longer Work, Dr. Hilary Baldwin delved into acne treat …
Millennial Physicians: Changing the Face of Medicine
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
The last few years have seen no shortage of think pieces about how millennials are changing our world and our culture.  From changes in social norms, to their embrace of technology to “killing” various industries, there’s a fascination with how this young generation (myself included) is leaving their mark on our society.  There have also been several articles concerned with how our generat …