Teens who tan indoors do it often

More than one-third of teens who undergo indoor tanning do so frequently, according to data from a survey of 1,850 public high school students from 27... More »

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

When to use SLIT and SCIT in atopic dermatitis

HOUSTON – Whether atopic dermatitis should be treated with allergen immunotherapy is still a matter of debate, as high-quality trial evidence remain... More »

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

Skin markers of nutritional deficiency are not uncommon

LAS VEGAS – Skin manifestations of nutritional deficiencies are likely underrecognized, according to Dr. James Treat. “If you can recognize them, they’re incredibly satisfying and simple to treat,”...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

Mobile apps get skin in the sun protection game

EDINBURGH – Mobile phone apps that provide real-time, personalized sun risk and protection information are gaining ground in the fight against skin cancer. The <link...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

FDA advisers want more data on sunscreen safety

SILVER SPRING, MD. – The widespread and long-term use of sunscreens demands that manufacturers provide more long-term safety data and information on how the active ingredients affect the health of...

Field of Interest: Oncology
Type: News Item

Relevant EFIM Publications

Clinical practice guidelines adaptation for internists - An EFIM methodology

Author(s): Wiktoria Leśniak, Laura Morbidoni, Dror Dicker, Ignacio Marín-León
Date:25 June 2020

The challenge of implementing Less is More medicine: A European perspective

Author(s): Omar Kherad, Nathan Peiffer-Smadja, Lina Karlafti, Margus Lember, Nathalie Van Aerde, Orvar Gunnarsson, Cristian Baicus, Miguel Bigotte Vieira, António Vaz-Carneiro, Antonio Brucato, Ivica Lazurova, Wiktoria Leśniak, Thomas Hanslik, Stephen Hewitt, Eleni Papanicolaou, Olga Boeva, Dror Dicker, Biljana Ivanovska, Pinar Yldiz, Patrick Lacor, Mark Cranston, Frauke Weidanz, Giorgio Costantino, Nicola Montano
Date:16 April 2020

Medical and surgical co-management – A strategy of improving the quality and outcomes of perioperative care

Author(s): Carmen Fierbinţeanu-Braticevicia, Matthias Raspeb, Alin Liviu Predac, Evija Livčāned, Leonid Lazebnike, Soňa Kiňováf, Evert- Jan de Kruijfg, Radovan Hojsh, Thomas Hansliki, Mine Durusu-Tanrioverj, Francesco Dentalik, Xavier Corbellal, Pietro Castellinom, Monica Bivoln, Stefano Bassettio, Vasco Barretop, Eduardo Montero Ruizq, Luis Camposr, The Working Group on Professional Issues and Quality of Care of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM)
Date:15 November 2018


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