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Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis: Practical Recommendations for Step-Up Therapy

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Although the step-care approach is the current standard of care, this approach is flawed in several ways with respect to achieving optimal outcomes.

Practice Management

Combatting Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

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Compassion fatigue can affect workers across the spectrum of helping professions, and it is extremely prevalent among physicians.

Skin Cancer

Advanced Melanoma May Benefit From Encorafenib, Binimetinib Combination

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The FDA accepted a New Drug Application to support the combination of the MEK inhibitor, binimetinib, and the BRAF inhibitor, encorafenib, for treating patients with BRAF-mutated unresectable or metastatic melanoma.

Dermatitis

Hand Dermatitis and Hygiene in the Workplace

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While application of alcohol to irritated skin causes a burning sensation, it is actually less damaging to skin than detergent-based cleansers.

Practice Management

How to Manage EHRs While Not Compromising Patient Care

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Neda Ratanawongsa, MD, MPH, Associate Chief Health Informatics Officer for Ambulatory Services, shares her insight on how to best manage the challenge of staying on top of electronic health record requirements while also optimizing patient encounters.

Psoriasis

Stress and Psoriasis: What Is the Connection?

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As patients commonly cite stress as a precipitating or exacerbating factor for psoriasis, relieving psychological distress should be part of the treatment strategy.

Practice Management

Next Steps Toward Machine Learning in Dermatology

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Improved accuracy in the diagnosis of dermatologic conditions may be achieved through machine learning technology.

General Dermatology

Needlestick and Sharps Safety in the Dermatology Practice

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Sharps and needlestick injuries are common in dermatology practice, but they need not be inevitable.

Infections

How Climate Change Affects the Incidence, Distribution of Infectious Diseases

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Scientists warn that unless there is an adequate response and proactive measures are taken, society will soon have to deal with direct and indirect effects of the changing climate on human health.

Rosacea

Underlying Etiologies of Cutaneous Flushing

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Cutaneous flushing, although common and often benign, may signal a more serious underlying pathology when the presentation extends beyond episodic warmth and redness of the face, head, and neck.

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