Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

Opioids and the Dermatology Medicare Population, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Feb 7; Cao, et al

Significant Care Costs Associated with Cellulitis, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Feb 7; St. John, et al

An Analysis of Adherence to Melanoma Treatment , J Clin Aesthet Dermatol; 2017 Dec; Reserva, et al

Underlying Disease Impact on Pyoderma Gangrenosum, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Feb 10; Kaffenberger, et al

FDA Approves Label Update for Cosentyx, Novartis news release; 2018 Feb 8

Clinical Guidelines

Guidelines of Care for Management of Cutaneous SCC, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Jan 10; Alam, et al

Guidelines of Care for the Management of BCC, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Jan 10; Baum, et al

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FDA Actions

FDA Approves Label Update for Cosentyx, Novartis news release; 2018 Feb 8

FDA Approves Xepi Topical Antibiotic for Impetigo, Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. news release; 2017 Dec 14

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Practice Management

Opioids and the Dermatology Medicare Population, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Feb 7; Cao, et al

eConsults Increase Access to Dermatologic Care, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2017 Oct 20; Naka, et al

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Hair & Nails

Naked Hair Shafts Markers of Cicatricial Alopecia , Am J Dermapathol; ePub 2017 Dec 28; Doytcheva, et al

Thyroid Screening Suggested for Youngsters with AA, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Sep 27; Patel, et al

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Dermatopathology

Skin Cancer Procedures Rise in Medicare Patients , J Am Acad Dermatol; 2018 Jan; Wang, Morgan, et al

2-mm Biopsy Margin May Decrease Patient Morbidity, J Am Acad Dermatol; 2017 Dec; Terushkin, Ng, et al

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Atopic Dermatitis

Use of Antihistamines for AD Treatment Evaluated, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Jan 6; He, et al

Atopic Dermatitis Linked with Serious Infections, Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol; 2018 Jan; Narla, et al

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Pediatrics

Sun Safety: Not at Top of Health Habits List, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Jan 24; Perez, et al

Childhood Psoriasis, Obesity, and Comorbidities, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Jan 10; Tollefson, et al

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Aesthetic Dermatology

Absorbable Suture Suspension Proves Effective, Aesthet Surg J; ePub 2017 Dec 8; Ogilvie, et al

Age and Hydration Play Roles in Skin Firmness, J Cosmet Dermatol; ePub 2017 Dec 27; Mayrovitz, et al

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Mixed Topics

Opioids and the Dermatology Medicare Population, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Feb 7; Cao, et al

Significant Care Costs Associated with Cellulitis, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Feb 7; St. John, et al

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Melanoma

An Analysis of Adherence to Melanoma Treatment , J Clin Aesthet Dermatol; 2017 Dec; Reserva, et al

Melanoma Risk Assessed in Melanoma-Prone Families, J Invest Dermatol; ePub 2018 Feb 2; Tucker, Elder, et al

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Actinic Keratosis

Red Light ALA PDT Well Tolerated in AK Treatment, Photomed Laser Surg; ePub 2017 Dec 11; Paragh, et al

Cost of Managing AK Varies by Region, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Mar 1; Kirby, et al

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Psoriasis

FDA Approves Label Update for Cosentyx, Novartis news release; 2018 Feb 8

Childhood Psoriasis, Obesity, and Comorbidities, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Jan 10; Tollefson, et al

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