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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 76 plays 0  

Should you lie in the sun?

A brief recap of the various arguments for and against sun exposure in relation to human health.

From  Jonathan Rees on February 25th, 2016 0 likes 56 plays 0  

Three big changes in dermatological practice.

I describe three of the major changes in clinical practice over the last 30 years: the move to outpatient therapy; the introduction of more potent drugs; and the development of dermatological surgery.

From  Jonathan Rees on February 25th, 2016 0 likes 19 plays 0  

BCC: cancer or not? What to discuss with patients.

Skin cancers vary in their behaviour. How can you communicate accurately, given this range of prognoses, and patient prior knowledge.

From  Jonathan Rees on February 22nd, 2016 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Pigmented lesion? What to do next.

How do you approach clinically the patient with a suspicious pigmented lesion? What types of pathology must you consider, and when and how do you carry out surgery.

From  Jonathan Rees on February 18th, 2016 0 likes 64 plays 0  

Skin cancer: an unhelpful term?

Skin cancers behave very differently biologically. Is the term still useful in the clinic?

From  Jonathan Rees on February 17th, 2016 0 likes 49 plays 0