Weekly Roundup: November 30- December 4

December 4, 2020
Morgan Petronelli, Associate Editor

ICYMI, some of the content featured this week includes a new podcast episode, hand hygiene recommendations, new National Psoriasis Foundation guidelines for disease management during COVID-19, plus more.

In case you missed it, some of this week’s featured content includes a new podcast episode about the cosmetic surgery boom during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, articles on baricitinib’s long-term safety and efficacy for treating atopic dermatitis, acne therapies for young children, new National Psoriasis Foundation guidelines for disease management during COVID-19, hand hygiene recommendations, plus more.

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The Mainstream Patient: November 30

This week’s edition of The Mainstream Patient features stories on dermarolling for hair loss, vitamin C and skin sensitivity, how to manage keratosis pilaris, plus more.

Baricitinib demonstrates long-term safety, efficacy for AD

In recently presented data at the 29th annual European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) virtual congress, baricitinib demonstrated significant long-term safety and efficacy in treating moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.

NPF provides disease management guidance during COVID-19

The National Psoriasis Foundation’s (NPF) COVID-19 Task Force has recently published 22 guidance statements related to managing psoriatic disease during the pandemic in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD).

Adolescent acne therapies benefit younger children

A recent paper suggests younger children with acne vulgaris should be treated the same as adolescents. This includes utilizing combination therapies that may consist of topic retinoids, benzoyl peroxide and other nonantibiotic agents in combination with antibiotics.

Age discrimination in the era of COVID

In this month's Legal Eagle article, David Goldberg, MD, JD, explains how to avoid an age discrimination lawsuit from a former employee in your office by bulletproofing human resources (HR) documentation.

The Cutaneous Connection- Episode 13: The COVID-19 Cosmetic Surgery Boom

The aesthetics industry saw a massive boom during the COVID-19 pandemic for both invasive and non-invasive procedures. Amir Karam, M.D., San Diego, Calif., reveals what caused this increase in demand for aesthetics procedures and discusses the outlook for the future of the industry.

Pandemic Lessons

Read how some experts are balancing both their own health as well as the health of their patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hand hygiene recommendations during COVID-19

The American Contact Dermatitis Society has published hand hygiene recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic in recognition of National Hand Washing Awareness Week in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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