In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in dermatology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

Avoid overwhelming patients with preventive guidelines

June 7, 2018
The more preventive care options that middle-aged and older patients received, the less likely they were to follow such options, according to…
In the Journals

Alternate psoriasis severity index effectively assesses disease activity in Cimzia-treated PsA

June 5, 2018
A combination of physician’s global assessment and body surface area can be used as an alternative to the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index for…
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Increased physician supervision does not reduce medical errors

June 5, 2018
Increasing direct attending supervision and participation during work rounds did not significantly impact the rate of medical errors or patient…
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Hemangeol found to be safe in treating infantile hemangioma

June 4, 2018
Hemangeol was found to have a good overall safety profile as treatment for healthy children with infantile hemangioma, according to a study using a…
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Hydrochlorothiazide use may increase melanoma risk

May 29, 2018
Patients classified as high users of hydrochlorothiazide had a higher risk for melanoma, according to findings published in JAMA Internal
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Early-onset atopic dermatitis phenotypes differ between children, adults

May 24, 2018
The skin of children with early-onset atopic dermatitis exhibits significantly different phenotypes when compared with the skin of adults with a
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NIH primary supporter of systematic reviews behind USPSTF recommendations

May 24, 2018
The NIH was the single largest financial contributor to the systematic reviews that led to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations…
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Rare skin condition linked to Crohn’s disease

May 23, 2018
Patients with a rare chronic skin condition called hidradenitis suppurativa may be at risk for developing Crohn’s disease, according to new…
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340B hospitals provide more low-profit services

May 23, 2018
Hospitals that participate in the 340B program offer more low-profit service lines than nonparticipants, according to research published in JAMA
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Long-term TNF inhibitor retention high in spondyloarthritis

May 10, 2018
Patients with spondyloarthritis — particularly men with axial disease — had high rates of drug retention of the first TNF inhibitor over…
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