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Acne

Isotretinoin in Adolescents: The Ethics of Awkward Discussions

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As these medications require contraceptive use, dermatologists may have to navigate confidentiality issues with their adolescent patients who may not want to involve their parents in discussions of their sexuality and contraceptive use.

Skin Cancer

Guidelines: Treating Basal, Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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The American Academy of Dermatology has released guidelines for the treatment and prevention of basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma.

Practice Management

Prioritizing Telemedicine Research: More Evidence Needed to Increase Adoption

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The adoption of telehealth technology continues to expand, but requires further research to fully realize the potential it has to address socially desirable goals such as improving the patient experience of care.

Psoriasis

Personalized Medicine in Psoriasis: Patient Stratification Is Key Step Forward

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Although truly personalized medicine is not yet feasible in psoriasis treatment, a stratified approach to selection of therapies may offer some of the benefits of personalized medicine.

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.

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