CO2 laser works best for hypertrophic scars

PHOENIX – A fractional carbon dioxide laser at 10,600 nm was the only one of three laser treatments for hypertrophic scars that produced significant overall improvements in a comparison of data on...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
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Acne scar improvements maintained after laser treatment

PHOENIX – Improvements in acne scarring were maintained 3 months after six laser treatments with a diffractive lens array and a picosecond 755-nm alexandrite laser. Changes seen on histology suggest...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
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VIDEO: Laser innovations target tattoos, acne, body fat

PHOENIX – Advances in laser technology allow dermatologists to remove tattoos in half the time but at twice the cost. Cold therapy for sebaceous glands theoretically could cure acne. Nonsurgical body...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

FDA panel endorses antibacterial dalbavancin

SILVER SPRING, MD. – A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee voted unanimously to support the approval of the antibacterial drug dalbavancin for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

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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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The specialty of internal medicine covers a wide range of conditions affecting the internal organs of the body. Although some diseases specifically affect individual organs, the majority of common diseases. The internist must then be trained to recognise and manage a broad range of diseases and, with the aging population, many patients with chronic and multiple disorders.

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