Helen Fosam

PhD

Most Recent Articles by Helen Fosam

Conflict of Interest in Dermatology: Is the AAD Doing Enough?

Conflict of Interest in Dermatology: Is the AAD Doing Enough?

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The suggestion of bias in the development of dermatology clinical practice guidelines emerging from the study by Checketts and colleagues has attracted several critical responses including methodological flaws, limitations of the OPD as the data source, and data analysis that is inconsistent with the available evidence.

Navigating Biosimilars in Dermatology

Navigating Biosimilars in Dermatology

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With demonstrated superior efficacy and safety profiles compared with previously used conventional treatment options, the expectation of outcomes with biologic agents is at worst a well-controlled disease, and at best, disease remission.

Atopic Dermatitis: Practical Recommendations for Step-Up Therapy

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.

Promise of Nitric Oxide for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Promise of Nitric Oxide for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

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The increasing resistance to various anti-infective agents by bacteria and fungi—in particular Staphylococcus aureus, which is responsible for the majority of skin infections—is of particular concern and presents increasing challenges in treating skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs).

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