April 2018

 

Issue

Supplement

EDITOR’S MESSAGE

No More Prescriptions

By Neal Bhatia, MD, Chief Medical Editor

DIGITAL PRACTICE

Lowering Rx Drug Costs In Dermatology

Going generic may not be a panacea after all.

By Mark D. Kaufmann, MD

BUSINESS ADVISOR

Replacing Yourself: Succession Planning for Practice Administrators

How to identify and develop successor for this vital leadership role.

By Allan Walker

MARKETING MATTERS

Eight Internet Marketing Trends Dermatology Marketers Should Follow in 2018

Some vital trends may develop in 2018 to impact your dermatology marketing strategy.

By Naren Arulrajah

RESIDENT RESOURCE CENTER

Case Report: First Reported Case of Facial Rash After Dupilumab Therapy; Call for Abstracts

By Yoseph Dalia, BS and Sandra Marchese Johnson, MD

COVER FOCUS: INSIDE THE WAR ON CANCER

Currents: Inside the War on Skin Cancer

Photodynamic Therapy and Superficial Radiation Therapy for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

A look at where these modalities fit into the treatment approach in 2018.

By Michael H. Gold, MD

Perspective: The ABD’s Push for Subspecialty Certification in Mohs Surgery Will Fracture Dermatology

Will SC infringe on the rights of non-certified dermatologists to preform Mohs? Could it lead to reduced exposure to this and other surgical treatments for future dermatologists in training?

By Andrew Weinstein, MD, FAAD

Histiocytoses: A Review of the Most Recent Classification System

A look at the proposed new classification system, grouping the histiocytoses into five categories, with tabular summaries for differential diagnosis.

By Jolie Krooks, BS, Milen Minkov, MD, PhD, and Klemens Rappersberger, MD

A Closer Look at Sunscreens: Insights, Innovations, and Inaccuracies

Experts weigh in on the current state of SPF and skin protection.

By Paul Winnington

Physician Spotlight: Desiree Ratner, MD

Winning the war on non-melanoma skin cancer.

FINANCIAL PLANNER

Protecting Your Financial Fortress

Steps to take to insure the value of your future income.

By Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM

CLINICAL FOCUS

Prurigo Nodularis: An Update for Clinicians, Part 1

Here’s a look at the diagnosis of an “eczematous” condition with an unclear etiology.

By Alison D. Treister, BS, BSHS and Peter A. Lio, MD

AESTHETICS MANAGEMENT

Top Picks from CSF

Top cosmeceutical picks from Cosmetic Surgery Forum! From melasma therapy to sunscreen, the founder of CSF shares his favorite cosmeceuticals.

By Joel Schlessinger, MD

ONCOLOGY WATCH

Who Needs UV Education and Who Should Provide It?

New recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force seem to limit the PCP’s role in patient UV education.

By Jonathan Wolfe, MD

THERAPEUTICS UPDATE

Therapeutics Update

New products and pharmacologic developments

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About Practical Dermatology

Practical Dermatology is the monthly publication that provides coverage of medical care, cosmetic advancements, and practice management for clinicians in the field. With straight-forward, how-to advice from experts in various fields, we strive to enhance quality of care and improve the daily operation of dermatology practices.