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In the blog category “Case Studies” Professor David Wilkinson offers an excellent platform to discuss clinical problems and cases within a closed alumni community. This area is password-protected and only accessible to past HealthCert Certificate course participants.

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [3 October]

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This week’s case discussion from Dr Céline Bordeleau features a 59-year-old female patient with no previous skin cancers, who presented with a lesion on her right arm that had been present for two years and slowly growing.

[4 min watch] Top tips for post-surgery wound care

wound care

In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker gives his top tips for providing a high standard of wound care for your patients following minor surgical procedures on the skin, such as in skin cancer surgery.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [26 September]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion, we look at a pigmented lesion that Dr Ovida Vipulaguna found on his hand, and he is concerned it may be suspicious.

[4 min watch] How to reduce pain during and after surgery

pain

In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker provides his top tips for reducing patients’ pain during surgery and how to manage pain and discomfort after procedures.

[4 min watch] Top tips for preventing & managing post-surgery infections

surgery infections

What steps can you take to prevent and manage infections after surgery? In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker provides his expert advice on managing infections in the primary care setting.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [19 September]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey, we look at a 75-year-old man who has a previous history of one melanoma and 10+ non-melanoma skin cancers, presenting for a routine skin check.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [12 September]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, a 76-year-old man presented for his first ever skin check as his wife was concerned about a lesion on his left posterior flank.

[8 min watch] Dermoscopy of squamous cell carcinoma

squamous cell carcinoma

In his latest skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano looks at the clinical and dermoscopic characteristics of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [5 September]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey, we look at a 70-year-old patient who recently had a halo split thickness skin graft on the left anterior leg to remove an infiltrative BCC. Histology margins were clear on that excision. He presented 8 weeks later as a new nodule had started growing out of […]

Research summary: Consumer preferences on tele-dermoscopy services

te;e-dermoscopy

In this month’s research article, I share a paper from colleagues at The University of Queensland, the Queensland University of Technology, and their collaborating institutions. I think this is a quite fascinating paper, and one that is well worth a careful read. The paper explores important aspects of consumer preference and willingness to pay for […]

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