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Review of Dermato-Surgery Peri-Procedure Care Promoting Wound Healing
Peri-procedural measures in dermato-surgery depend on patient factors and procedure type. Standardized guidelines support healthcare providers in optimizing outcomes, preventing infection, and reducing recovery time. Research is needed to evaluate purpose-designed moisturizers for post-procedural application and improving patient outcomes.
Antibiotic Resistance in Dermatology Part 2: Combating Resistance
The proper and suitable application of antibiotics is crucial in maintaining their effectiveness amidst growing antibiotic resistance. Nevertheless, it is essential for prescribing practitioners to have a heightened understanding of resistance causes and strategies to counteract them.
Antibiotic Resistance in Dermatology Part 1: Mechanisms of Resistance
Awareness of the molecular mechanisms of antibiotic resistance among bacteria is necessary to understand the etiology of antibiotic resistance in dermatology at the most basic level.
Casmo Algorithm for Management of Hormonal Therapy-Related Cutaneous Adverse Effects in Oncology Patients
Breast and prostate cancer patients frequently use hormonal therapy to improve treatment outcomes and survival. However, these medications can be associated with numerous dermatologic adverse effects.
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: A Review of Past and Present Therapeutic Approaches
Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is an immune-mediated, severe cutaneous adverse drug reaction characterized by epidermal detachment affecting greater than 30% body surface area.
Sarecycline: A Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotic
Sarecycline is a novel antibiotic that has shown significant promise in acne treatment due to its narrow-spectrum activity and weight-based dosing.
Canadian Skin Management in Oncology Group (Casmo) Algorithm for the Prevention and Management of Acute Radiation Dermatitis
The Canadian Skin Management in Oncology Group (CaSMO) developed an algorithm for the reduction of severity and management of acute RD, which follows previous publications from this group that addressed general oncology-treatment related cutaneous adverse events [AEs], prevention, and skin management.
Rosacea: An Update in Diagnosis, Classification and Management
This review details the rosacea phenotype approach to diagnosis and classification, and summarizes current evidence-based treatment recommendations for individual features.
Nicotinamide: An Update and Review of Safety & Differences from Niacin
Oral nicotinamide is an affordable over-the-counter supplement with demonstrated benefit in the treatment of a range of skin conditions, most notably AK and NMSC.
Elective Treatment of Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra: A Review of Treatment Modalities
Dermatosis papulosa nigra is a benign skin lesion found most frequently on the face of patients with skin of color. This article compares treatment modalities for DPN.
The Role of Skin Care in Oncology Patients
The consensus paper aims to identify the impact on patients of skin toxicities associated with cancer treatment and evidence-based best practices for skincare to minimize or prevent these changes.
Use of Topical Crisaborole for Treating Dermatitis in a Variety of Dermatology Settings
The discussed cases reflect the panels’ real-world clinical experience with crisaborole for the treatment of patients with AD and the off-label treatment of irritant dermatitis.
Fucibet®: What’s Old Is New
Fusidic acid/betamethasone 17-valerate cream (Fucibet®) is a cosmetically acceptable, well tolerated cream which is hydrating and improves the TSS dermatitis score in secondarily infected dermatitis. In addition, it clears bacteria in infected dermatitis better than vehicle suggesting that improving the dermatitis with a steroid might be synergistic, perhaps through a reduction in bacterial load.
Skin Treatments Introduced in 2018
A list of skin treatments introduced in 2018, categorized by type/class of therapy. The content primarily focuses on approvals issued by US and Canadian drug regulatory agencies and is sourced from both regulatory and industry news releases.
A Clinician’s Guide to Treating Acne
In this article, we provide a guide to address a growing need by primary care physicians to have a logical and practical approach to treating various forms of acne.
Update on Drugs & Devices: January – February 2019
Update on Dalbavancin hydrochloride for IV infusion (Xydalba™), Omadacycline for IV and oral use (Nuzyra™), Tildrakizumab-asmn for SC injection (Ilumya™), Adalimumab-adaz for SC injection (Hyrimoz™) and other new drugs and treatments.
Hormonal Treatment of Acne in Canada: Clinical Update and Case-Based Treatment Approaches
Evolving understanding of the role of hormones in acne, along with a growing body of data from clinical trials, calls for a reappraisal of the role of hormonal therapy for acne.
Management of Acne Using a Fixed Dose Clindamycin/Tretinoin Preparation
The focus of this review is to delve deeper into the use of Biacna® Gel, a fixed-dose clindamycin/tretinoin combination product, for the treatment of acne.
Skin Treatments Introduced in 2017
A look back at skin treatments introduced in 2017 for the following type/class of therapy: Antibiotic agents, anti-cancer agents, atopic dermatitis, dermal fillers, fabry disease, hereditary angioedema, herpes zoster, hidradenitis suppurativa, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, rosacea...
Skin and Diet: An Update on the Role of Dietary Change as a Treatment Strategy for Skin Disease
An increasing body of research indicates that dietary change may serve as a component of therapy for certain skin conditions. This includes conditions such as acne, atopic dermatitis, aging skin, psoriasis, and rosacea. This article takes a high level overview of the role that diet may play in these conditions.
A Physician’s Guide to Treating Acne
Acne is among the most common dermatological conditions seen in primary care. In this article, we provide a guide to address a growing need by primary care physicians to have a logical and practical approach to treating various forms of acne.
Atopic Dermatitis: A Practical Guide to Management
A group of dermatologists with extensive experience in managing pediatric and adult patients with atopic dermatitis developed practical recommendations for the management of atopic dermatitis based on expert consensus opinion and the best available medical evidence.
Understanding Truncal Acne: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Management
Truncal acne refers to AV affecting the chest and/or back, a common presentation in acne patients. This article offers guidance in clinical differentiation of truncal acne from other acneiform diseases and provides management recommendations.
Acne in the Post-Adolescent Patient
For the purposes of this article, the focus will be on the topical treatment of post-adolescent mild to moderate acne. A selection of over-the-counter and prescription based topical treatments are discussed below.
Update on Drugs and Drug News: July-August 2017
This drug update covers Infliximab-abda for IV infusion Renflexis®, Ozenoxacin 1% cream Ozanex™, Standardized allergen extract of house dust mites sublingual tablet Acarizax®, Doxycycline hyclate immediate release tablet, and UVB Phototherapy SystemClarify™ Home Light Therapy System.
The New Canadian Guideline for Acne Treatment
Physicians will be particularly reassured if the suggested guidelines are supported by scientific evidence. This new Canadian clinical guideline for the treatment of acne was developed taking into account new data published up to March 2015, as well as expert opinion and clinical experience.
New Antibiotics in the Management of Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections
This article reviews the mechanism of action, efficacy, bacterial coverage, and potential side effects for dalbavancin and oritavancin, both semisynthetic lipoglycopeptide antibiotics, and tedizolid, an oxazolidinone.
Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Review with a Focus on Treatment Data
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic disease of the follicular unit that often leads to marked impairment of quality of life. This article reviews various treatment modalities for HS including laser, surgery, retinoids, immunosuppression, biologics, and antibiotics.
Skin Treatments Introduced in 2014
An overview and update of skin treatments introduced in 2014: Quick overview of drug name, indications and regulatory status. Clindamycin phosphate 1.2% + benzoyl peroxide 3.75% gel (Onexton™), Doxycycline hyclate tablets (Acticlate™), Tretinoin gel microsphere 0.08% (Retin-A Micro®) and many other drugs are covered.
Rosacea: An Update on Medical Therapies
Rosacea is a common, chronic cutaneous condition that affects the face. Various conventional and emerging therapies for rosacea are reviewed.
Rosacea: An Update on Medical Therapies (Family Practice)
Rosacea is a common, chronic cutaneous condition that affects the face. This article reviews a variety of treatments for treatments for rosacea, including topical and systemic therapies.
Advances in Acne Management and Patient Adherence
Acne vulgaris is a multifactorial disease characterized by different types of lesions at various stages of development. Treatment options, such as light based therapy and systemic therapy, as well as CIS-Isotretinoin (Epuris™) that increases absorption are discussed as well as patient adherence.
Advances in Topical Acne Therapy: New Molecules, Vehicles and Delivery Mechanisms
Acne vulgaris is a multifactorial disease characterized by different types of lesions at various stages of development. The most frequently used therapeutic agents for acne are topical. This article focuses on the role of vehicles and advancements in this area.
A Controversial Proposal: No More Antibiotics for Acne!
Administration of antibiotics, often for prolonged periods, has become the standard of care for acne. The authors provide current evidence to suggest that dermatologists should consider a departure from standard operating procedure by curtailing, if not discontinuing, the routine and regular use of antibiotics for acne.
Adjunctive Skin Care for Acne (Pharmacist Edition)
Acne is among the most common dermatological disorders seen by dermatologists, affecting approximately 85% of people between the ages of 12 and 24 years. The use of adjunctive cleansers and moisturizers can help mitigate treatment side effects and subsequently enhance therapeutic efficacy.
Adjunctive Skin Care for Acne
Acne vulgaris (AV) is among the most common dermatological disorders seen by dermatologists. Emerging evidence suggests that acne is associated with epidermal barrier impairments, and this article reviews the role of moisturizing, sun protection, and patient specific skincare advice for acne patients.
Urticaria and Angioedema: A Rational Approach to Diagnosis and Therapy
Urticaria and angioedema and some forms of this disorder may be increasing in both prevalence and severity due to changes in medications, environment and other factors. This review focuses on a rational approach to differential diagnosis and therapy of the most common forms of urticaria and angioedema.
Rosacea: Update on Management and Emerging Therapies
Rosacea is a common chronic skin disorder that has significant impact on the quality of life of affected individuals. Research interest has led to the development of other emerging therapies including topical ivermectin, brimonidine and oxymetazoline that hold promise for patients suffering from this condition.
Antibiotic Resistance in Acne Treatment
Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) is an anaerobic bacteria implicated in the pathogenesis of acne. Current treatment guidelines offer strategies to limit the potential for resistance while achieving optimal outcome in the management of inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne.
Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers
Pressure ulcer prevention and treatment remains a challenge for interprofessional teams in all health care sectors. This article looks at multi-disciplinary approaches that supports patients and their circle of care for treatment and management of pressure ulcers.