Dermatology

Topical steroids first for scalp psoriasis

A Cochrane review found that both topical steroids alone and a combination of topical steroid and vitamin D analogue were more effective for scalp psoriasis than vitamin D analogue alone (calcipotriol).

MedTalk Series: Non-melanoma skin cancers

Dr Marcus Platts-Mills, Dermatology and Skin Cancer Surgery specialist, talks with Dr Diana North, Goodfellow GP Advisor about the management of non-melanoma skin cancer in primary care, including:

MedTalk Series: Psoriasis

Dr Maneka Deo, Specialist Dermatologist talks with Dr Diana North, Goodfellow GP Advisor about the management of psoriasis in primary care, including what is it and who gets it, causes and types, assessment and when to refer.

She also overviews:

Goodfellow Unit: MedTalks

Engaging and informative inteviews with specialists providing the latest clinical updates for primary health care. This MedTalk series was recorded in 2017.

Psoriasis - Paul Jarrett

Dr Paul Jarrett talks about prescribing tips for psoriasis. Paul is a consultant dermatologist at Counties Manukau District Health Board and is clinical lead for dermatology teaching in the department of medicine at The University of Auckland.

Atopic eczema in children

Eczema (atopic eczema or atopic dermatitis) is an itchy inflammatory skin disease most commonly seen in children. It is characterised by pruritis and inflamed, dry, scaling and crusted skin.  If the condition becomes chronic lichenification (thickening) and hyperpigmentation of the skin are seen.

Eczematous skin has reduced skin barrier function, cutaneous inflammation with increased susceptibility to irritants, and higher rates of Staphylococcus aureus colonisation. 

Webinar: Prescribing isotretinoin for acne in primary care

Dermatologist Dr Marius Rademaker discussed issues related to prescribing low-dose isotretinoin for acne in primary care. This included knowing when and how to initiate isotretinoin, monitoring and side effects, dosing and treatment duration. 

Webinar: Innovations in managing childhood eczema

This webinar was on innovations in managing childhood eczema, introduced and moderated by Professor Bruce Arroll with valuable input and insights from Jessica Tiplady.

The webinar covered questions and issues on managing childhood eczema, with Jessica's insights on her clinic's nurse-led eczema clinic and its positive benefits.

Childhood Eczema - Paul Jarrett

Dr Paul Jarrett talks about managing childhood eczema. Paul is a consultant dermatologist at counties Manukau DHB and an honorary senior lecturer at The University of Auckland.

        

Webinar: Red rash made easy - Paul Jarrett

Bruce Arroll will walk through the "Red rash map" online tools and resources followed by a Q&A session where you will have the opportunity to ask questions of consultant dermatologist Paul Jarrett. Paul is a Consultant Dermatologist at the Department of Dermatology, Counties Manukau DHB. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medicine at the University of Auckland where he is the clinical lead for dermatology teaching.

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