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.

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Inflammatory disease linked to higher depression, anxiety rates

March 28, 2019
Primary care patients with inflammatory disease, particularly those with early-onset disease, demonstrate elevated rates of depression and anxiety…
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Physician burnout rate increases, broad-based approaches alleviate causes

March 15, 2019
The rate of physician burnout increased 5% during a 3-year period, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers also…
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Health IT tool in waiting room improves clinician, patient communication

March 11, 2019
A simple waiting room-based tool on an iPad that researchers dubbed the Visit Planner significantly improved visit communication between primary care…
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Eczema tied to anxiety, depression

March 11, 2019
Adults with atopic dermatitis, or eczema, have significantly higher rates of anxiety and depression than those without dermatitis, according to study…
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Isolated female-pattern hair loss may not signal hyperandrogenism

March 4, 2019
Most women who exhibit a frontal-central pattern of hair loss have normal circulating androgen concentrations and an absence of other…
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Physician burnout rate decreases

February 22, 2019
The rate of burnout among U.S. physicians dropped in 2017 but still remains above 40%, according to findings published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings
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Flaws found in compendia for dermatology conditions

February 18, 2019
The two compendia that Medicare Part D recognizes to make coverage determinations for off-label prescribing were “incomplete, outdated…
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Methotrexate more effective in patients with psoriasis without PsA

February 7, 2019
Although methotrexate is generally well-tolerated and efficacious in the treatment of psoriasis, it is even more effective, with fewer reported…
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‘Simple, inexpensive’ intervention improves patient punctuality

February 6, 2019
Adjusting the patient scheduling process improved patient punctuality as well as patient and provider satisfaction, according to findings recently…
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IBD uncommon in PsA, psoriasis, AS following secukinumab treatment

February 6, 2019
Inflammatory bowel disease events, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, are uncommon in patients with psoriatic arthritis…
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