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New in Dermatology from The Outside World: From Grey Hair to Melanoma Vaccine Therapies
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by Cula N. Dautriche, MD, PhD on
This is the first edition of a quarterly column highlighting articles of interest to dermatologists from non-dermatologic literature. It is already difficult to keep up to date with the high volume and forever expanding literature in dermatologic journals. Additionally, it is virtually impossible to read the full breadth of biomedical literature for materials relevant to the field of dermatology. …
Understanding and Changing Patient Behavior and Minimizing Risk of UV Damage – A JDD Podcast Recap
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by James J. Contestable, MD on
We all discuss sun protection with our patients.  At this point, our recommendations are predictable – “avoidance, protective clothing, SPF 30+, broad-spectrum, water-resistant, and reapplication.” But how can we effectively change patient behavior? Important note – this discussion has wide arching correlations to all areas of human behavior, medicine, and dermatology that spans more th …
Patient Buzz Series: Masks & The Skin
Patient Buzz Series November 2020
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes articles that address skin issues from wearing face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Does exercising in a mask cause “maskne?”  Are face mask brackets helpful or hurtful in preventing skin irritation? Review this list of dermatology news in the consumer press and be prepared for your patient’s questions about face masks and other skincare topics in …
Patient Buzz Series: Pandemic and Protests
Patient Buzz Series
by Allison Sit on
Consumer news articles are revealing patients’ questions about the impact of the deadly pandemic and nationwide protests on their skin, hair, and nail health. How can you prevent breakouts from wearing face masks? Should you avoid oil-based beauty products while protesting? Is ‘COVID toe’ not actually caused by COVID-19? Be prepared for your patients’ questions about these timely dermat …
Melanoma – Friday Pop Quiz 6/26
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by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
This 32-year-old man has two sisters each with melanoma, and his father died from metastatic pancreatic cancer. You suspect a germline mutation in which of the following genes? A. BAP1 B. TERT C. MITF D. CDKN2A E. PTCH To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …