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Botulinum toxin and its aesthetic uses

Botox a terrific case story of how much drug and medical innovation works. How a deadly toxin became....

From  Jonathan Rees on July 31st, 2016 0 likes 32 plays 0  

Navigating the external teaching resource website

A brief quite to finding your way around the www.reestheskin.me/teaching site

From  Jonathan Rees on July 28th, 2016 0 likes 12 plays 0  

What has changed in dermatology?

A look back at how we got here. I outline three changes in clinical practice, and why they happened.

From  Jonathan Rees on July 28th, 2016 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Putting on sterile gloves (remake 2016)

Techniques may differ depending on whether surgery is clean or sterile, and whether gowns are worn.

From  Jonathan Rees on July 28th, 2016 0 likes 74 plays 0  

Quiz 01: skin cancer

A short quiz on skin cancer and its mimics

From  Jonathan Rees on July 28th, 2016 0 likes 177 plays 0  

Welcome to dermatology

A brief introduction to the dermatology attachment in year 5.

From  Jonathan Rees on June 23rd, 2016 0 likes 245 plays 0  

Skin cancer in (under) five minutes.

A very (!) brief introduction to skin cancer.

From  Jonathan Rees on June 22nd, 2016 0 likes 125 plays 0  

Why does psoriasis sometimes look white?

Psoriasis is an inflammatory disorder, with a greatly increased blood flow to plaques. So why does is sometimes look white? Is there a 'white chromophore'? Or is there another explanation?

From  Jonathan Rees on June 15th, 2016 0 likes 59 plays 0  

Why is 'brown' melanin blue?

(Very) short explanation of why some melanocytic nevi look blue

From  Jonathan Rees on June 15th, 2016 0 likes 60 plays 0  

Urticaria: from nettle stings to autoimmunity (HD)

I describe the basic pathogenesis of urticaria. I show how nettle stings (urtica) produce architecturally similar lesions, and how a variety of factors can activate mast cells, leading to…

From  Jonathan Rees on April 13th, 2016 0 likes 155 plays 0  

Problems with gloves?

Surgical or similar gloves worn in health care bring many advantages. They also cause dermatological problems in a significant proportion of users. What sort of problems, and how do we approach the…

From  Jonathan Rees on April 4th, 2016 0 likes 72 plays 0