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Dermatology


Guideline: Prescribing for leg ulcers

Advice on antimicrobial prescribing for leg ulcers

Dermatology consultations: How to adapt to a remote approach

Dr Shivani Patel and colleagues share their practice's approach 

NICE issues prescribing advice for dermatology patients with Covid-19

GPs should ensure that patients taking oral corticosteroids for dermatological conditions do not ‘suddenly’ stop taking them if they have coronavirus (Covid-19) symptoms, NICE has said.


Non-Covid clinical crises: ​Erythroderma

Pulse’s series on how to manage non-Covid subacute problems when you’re out of your comfort zone and there’s minimal help available

Non-Covid clinical crises: Very severe eczema in children

Pulse’s series on how to manage non-Covid subacute problems when you’re out of your comfort zone and there’s minimal help available

GPs advised to use hydrogen peroxide over antibiotics in impetigo

GPs should prescribe hydrogen peroxide cream rather than antibiotics in patients with localised non-bullous impetigo as part of drives to cut antibiotic resistance, new guidelines from NICE state.

Eczema associated with increased fracture risk, researchers warn

Patients who have eczema have a greater risk of fracture, according to a new study. 

GPs should not prescribe antibiotics for impetigo, says NICE

Antibiotics should not be prescribed to patients with non-bullous impetigo, according to new draft guidance.