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Randomized Trial: Effectiveness of Online vs In-Person Care for Adults With Psoriasis

11 Oct, 2018 | 20:06h | UTC

Effectiveness of Online vs In-Person Care for Adults With Psoriasis: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentary: Treating psoriasis in the future could be as easy as going online – USC News (free)

 


Meta-Analysis: Prescribed Exercise with Compression vs Compression Alone in Treating Patients With Venous Leg Ulcers

5 Oct, 2018 | 02:36h | UTC

Prescribed Exercise With Compression vs Compression Alone in Treating Patients With Venous Leg Ulcers: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Dermatology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Adding Exercise to Compression Improves Outcomes in Venous Leg Ulcers – Physcian’s First Watch (free) AND Compressions May Remedy Venous Leg Ulcers – MedPage Today (free)

 


Meta-Analysis: Treatments of Primary Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

20 Sep, 2018 | 19:26h | UTC

Treatments of Primary Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis – Annals of Internal Medicine (free)

 


Study: Combination Immunotherapy for Melanoma Brain Metastases

31 Aug, 2018 | 01:40h | UTC

Combined Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Melanoma Metastatic to the Brain – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Combination immunotherapy shrinks melanoma brain metastases – University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, via ScienceDaily (free) AND Immunotherapy Drugs Slow Skin Cancer That Has Spread to the Brain – The New York Times (free)

 


Review: Cutaneous and Mucosal Manifestations Associated with Celiac Disease

13 Jul, 2018 | 01:10h | UTC

Cutaneous and Mucosal Manifestations Associated with Celiac Disease – Nutrients (free)

 


Systematic Review: Dietary Recommendations for Adults With Psoriasis or Psoriatic Arthritis

29 Jun, 2018 | 03:00h | UTC

Dietary Recommendations for Adults With Psoriasis or Psoriatic Arthritis From the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation: A Systematic Review – JAMA Dermatology (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: What is the Role of Diet in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis? – MedicalResearch.com (free) AND Dietary Changes Can Lessen Severity of Psoriatic Disease – Medscape (free registration required) AND Can Diet Help in Psoriasis? – MedPage Today (free) AND NPF Dietary Recommendations for Psoriatic Disease – RheumNow (free)

 


European Guidelines for Treatment of Atopic Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) in Adults and Children

18 Jun, 2018 | 23:16h | UTC

Consensus-based European guidelines for treatment of atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis) in adults and children: part I – Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (free)

Consensus‐based European guidelines for treatment of atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis) in adults and children: part II – Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (free)

Commentary: New European guidelines issued for atopic dermatitis – Univadis (free registration required)

 


Randomized Trial: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy No Better Than Regular Dressing in Severe Open Fracture of the Lower Limb

15 Jun, 2018 | 02:20h | UTC

Effect of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy vs Standard Wound Management on 12-Month Disability Among Adults With Severe Open Fracture of the Lower Limb: The WOLLF Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: High-tech treatment of open leg wounds no better than using regular dressings – University of Warwick (free) AND Negative-Pressure Therapy No Better for Open Fractures – Medscape (free registration required)

“Negative pressure wound therapy did not improve 12-month disability for patients with severe open fracture of the lower limb compared with standard wound dressing”

 


Consensus Statement: Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Cutaneous Melanoma

15 Jun, 2018 | 01:26h | UTC

An update on the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer consensus statement on tumor immunotherapy for the treatment of cutaneous melanoma – Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer (free)

 


Case-Control Study: Possible Association of Hydrochlorothiazide Use and Risk of Melanoma

6 Jun, 2018 | 21:53h | UTC

Association of Hydrochlorothiazide Use and Risk of Malignant Melanoma – JAMA Internal Medicine (free)

Commentaries: Hydrochlorothiazide Associated with Melanoma Risk – NEJM Physician’s First Watch (free) AND Hydrochlorothiazide Tied to Increased Melanoma Risk – MedPage Today (free registration required)

This observational data suggests a possible association. Needs to be confirmed by other studies.

 


Man vs. Machine: Diagnostic Performance of AI for Melanoma Recognition

1 Jun, 2018 | 04:23h | UTC

Man against machine: diagnostic performance of a deep learning convolutional neural network for dermoscopic melanoma recognition in comparison to 58 dermatologists – Annals of Oncology (free)

Commentaries: AI surpasses dermatologists at diagnosing skin cancer – ESMO, via eCancer News (free) AND Computer learns to detect skin cancer more accurately than doctors – The Guardian (free) AND A.I. better at diagnosing skin cancer than humans – OnMedica (free)

 


Cohort Study: Severe Eczema and Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

24 May, 2018 | 23:03h | UTC

Severe and predominantly active atopic eczema in adulthood and long term risk of cardiovascular disease: population based cohort study – The BMJ (free)

Editorial: Atopic eczema and cardiovascular disease (free)

Commentaries: Severe eczema and increased risk of cardiovascular problems – The BMJ Opinion (free) AND Severe eczema linked to cardiovascular problems – OnMedica (free)

 


Guideline: Management of Lichen Sclerosus

21 May, 2018 | 13:16h | UTC

British Association of Dermatologists guidelines for the management of lichen sclerosus, 2018 – British Journal of Haematology (free)

Editorial: Updates in lichen sclerosis: British Association of Dermatologists guidelines for the management of lichen sclerosus 2018 (free)

Source: New Clinical Practice Guidelines, May 2018 Edition – Medscape (free registration required)

 


Randomized Controlled Trial: Emollient Bath Additives for the Treatment of Childhood Eczema

4 May, 2018 | 02:07h | UTC

Emollient bath additives for the treatment of childhood eczema (BATHE): multicentre pragmatic parallel group randomised controlled trial of clinical and cost effectiveness – The BMJ (free)

Editorial: New evidence challenges use of bath emollients for children with eczema (free)

Commentary: Trial finds no benefit of bath emollients beyond standard eczema care for children – The BMJ, via ScienceDaily (free) AND Bath oils for childhood eczema provide ‘no clinical benefit’ – NHS Choices (free)

 


Systematic Review: Interventions for Preventing Occupational Irritant Hand Dermatitis

3 May, 2018 | 20:02h | UTC

Interventions for preventing occupational irritant hand dermatitis – Cochrane Library (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Summary: Treatments to prevent hand skin irritation in the workplace – Cochrane Library (free)

 


Randomized Controlled Trial: Adjuvant Pembrolizumab versus Placebo in Resected Stage III Melanoma

25 Apr, 2018 | 12:48h | UTC

Adjuvant Pembrolizumab versus Placebo in Resected Stage III Melanoma – New England Journal of Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentary: AACR 2018: Adjuvant Pembrolizumab in High-Risk Stage III Melanoma – The ASCO Post (free)

 


Cohort Study: Racial/Ethnic Variation and Risk Factors for Allopurinol-Associated Severe Cutaneous Adverse Reactions

20 Apr, 2018 | 00:52h | UTC

Racial/ethnic variation and risk factors for allopurinol-associated severe cutaneous adverse reactions: a cohort study – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases (free)

Commentaries: Ethnicity Matters in Allopurinol Reactions – MedPage Today (free registration required) AND Allopurinol: Extra Caution Urged in High-Risk Groups – Medscape (free registration required)

 


Systematic Review: Use of Smartphones for Early Detection of Melanoma

17 Apr, 2018 | 20:02h | UTC

Use of Smartphones for Early Detection of Melanoma: Systematic Review – Journal of Medical Internet Research (free)

Commentary: Teledermatology improves course of melanoma care from 80 to 10 days – Clinical Innovation + Technology (free)

 


Review: topical nonsteroid therapy in atopic dermatitis

14 Apr, 2018 | 18:26h | UTC

Atopic dermatitis: a review of topical nonsteroid therapy – Drugs in Context (free)

 


Meta-analysis: antibiotics for the treatment of skin and soft tissue abscesses

13 Apr, 2018 | 01:41h | UTC

Systemic Antibiotics for the Treatment of Skin and Soft Tissue Abscesses: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Annals of Emergency Medicine (free)

Commentary: Meta-Analysis Favors Antibiotics After Drainage of Skin Abscesses – NEJM Journal Watch (free)

See related guideline with infographic: Antibiotics after incision and drainage for uncomplicated skin abscesses: a clinical practice guideline – The BMJ (free) AND Meta-Analysis: Antibiotics for uncomplicated skin abscesses: systematic review and network meta-analysis – BMJ Open (free)

 


Retrospective cohort: clinical usefulness of imaging and blood cultures in cellulitis evaluation

13 Apr, 2018 | 01:11h | UTC

Clinical Usefulness of Imaging and Blood Cultures in Cellulitis Evaluation – JAMA Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Unnecessary blood tests and imaging common in cellulitis hospitalizations, study finds – ACP Hospitalist (free)

 


ECCO essential requirements for quality cancer care: Melanoma

11 Apr, 2018 | 01:39h | UTC

ECCO essential requirements for quality cancer care: Melanoma – Critical Reviews in Oncology Hematology (free)

 


Systematic review: ivermectin and permethrin for treating scabies

5 Apr, 2018 | 18:41h | UTC

Ivermectin and permethrin for treating scabies – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Ivermectin and permethrin for treating scabies – Cochrane Library (free)

 


Screening for Skin Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

23 Mar, 2018 | 01:58h | UTC

Screening for Skin Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement – JAMA (free)

Related Recommendation Statement: Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force (free)

JAMA Editorials:  Sun Protection and Skin Self-examination and the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation on Behavioral Counseling for Skin Cancer Prevention (free) AND Should Pediatricians Be More Proactive in Counseling Children About Skin Cancer Risk? Implications of the USPSTF Recommendation Statement (free) AND The Potential of Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer (free) AND USPSTF Recommendations for Behavioral Counseling for Skin Cancer Prevention: Throwing Shade on UV Radiation (free) AND The Value of Behavioral Counseling for Skin Cancer Prevention: Actions We Can Take Now and Guidance for the Future (free)

Author Interviews: Screening for Skin Cancer (free audio) AND USPSTF Recommendation: Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer (free)

Commentaries: Doctors endorse counseling of some kids, young adults to prevent skin cancer – Reuters (free) AND Evidence insufficient to make recommendation regarding visual skin examination by a clinician – The JAMA Network, via EurekAlert (free)

 


Guideline: Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women

16 Mar, 2018 | 02:28h | UTC

Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline – The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (free)

Key Points: Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women – JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis (free for a limited period)

 


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