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

Eczema more common in older adults than initially thought

December 5, 2018
The prevalence of active atopic eczema is high among older adults and increases with age, according to research published in Annals of Internal
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AMA: Only 15% of physicians practice telemedicine

December 4, 2018
Only 15.4% of physicians worked in practices that utilized telemedicine for patient interactions, such as diagnosing or treating patients, managing…
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ACP issues guidance for physician-patient partnership in health care

November 27, 2018
Actively partnering with patients and families in care improves health outcomes, but may be challenging to implement; therefore, ACP offered four…
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Psychiatric disorders, CVD, IBD more prevalent in psoriasis with PsA

November 21, 2018
Cardiovascular disease, psychiatric disorders and inflammatory bowel disease are more prevalent among patients with both psoriasis and psoriatic…
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Legacy prescribing appears common in primary care

November 21, 2018
Legacy prescribing — prescribing drugs past their usual effective or recommended period — seemed prevalent in primary care, according to…
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Path of Medicare Advantage changing

November 14, 2018
As Medicare Advantage gains traction over traditional Medicare, there are several important potential issues that demand oversight, according to a…
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ACP issues new recommendations to reduce gun violence

October 31, 2018
ACP updated its policy recommendations for reducing gun-related injuries and deaths in the United States by building on, strengthening and expanding…
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Frequently eating organic food may lower cancer risk

October 22, 2018
Researchers observed a significant reduction in overall risk of cancer among individuals who consumed organic food at a high frequency, according to…
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Telemedicine produces same results as in-person care in patients with psoriasis

October 5, 2018
An online, collaborative connected-health model yielded many results that were statistically identical to adults receiving in-person care for their…
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Dual-eligible Medicare, Medicaid beneficiaries subject to persistently high costs

October 4, 2018
More than half of high-cost patients who were dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid continued to have high costs over 3 years, according to…
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