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Top Tips for Managing Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria
urticaria
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Adam Friedman (Professor and Chair of Dermatology, Residency Program Director, Director of Translational Research, and Director of the Supportive Oncodermatology Program in the GW Department of Dermatology) about which options work best for treating Urticaria. Watch as he reveals various st …
Skincare Mondays | Data-Driven Dermatology Improves Patient Outcomes
data driven dermatology
by AveenoMD on
Data-Driven Dermatology Improves Patient Outcomes The use of real-world data and real-world evidence to inform health care decisions is increasing. While randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are still the gold standard for evidence-based medicine, the strict inclusion/exclusion criteria and tightly controlled conditions limit their generalizability to real-world clinical practice.  Real worl …
August 2021 JDD Issue | Special Focus on Psoriasis
PSORIASIS
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With a special focus on psoriasis, the August issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features an outstanding editorial line-up with articles, features, and case reports on topics ranging from antihistamines in psoriasis, facial erythema in rosacea, management of AKs, to herpes zoster following COVID-19 vaccination, cutaneous angiosarcoma of the scalp, and everything in between! Straight fr …
Pregabalin for Chronic Pruritus | Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
by Azam Qureshi, MD on
Chronic pruritus affects 8-16% of the general population and has a profound impact on patient quality of life.1-3Although the symptom of pruritus may originate from a number of underlying etiologies, including metabolic derangements and infectious causes, along with neoplastic, inflammatory, or psychiatric conditions, other cases may be idiopathic in nature.4 Given the diversity of underlying cont …
Gabapentin for Itch – Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Gabapentin for itch
by Blair Allais, MD on
Gabapentin is a well-established treatment option for itch with a reassuring safety profile that does not require continued lab monitoring. Generalized itching is a common cause of visits to the dermatologist and can be difficult to treat, leading to sleepless nights and inability to function. We continue our series, Therapeutic Cheat Sheet, with a closer look at gabapentin. GABAPENTIN THERAPEUT …