2015 Annual Meeting Dailies

Simple tools provide quick, accurate diagnostics for bedside and beyond

Whether in a resource-poor area overseas or at the bedside in a tertiary care hospital in your clinic, with just a few tools you can quickly diagnose a host of diseases ranging from chicken pox to ... > MORE

Pediatric cancer and cutaneous complications highlighted in new session

A new session Friday designated a topic in dermatology with capital letters in “The Big C's: Children, Cancer, and Cutaneous Complications.” The session covered the diagnosis and management of ... > MORE

Annual Business Meeting the best way to start Sunday

All Academy members should attend the Annual Business Meeting at 8 a.m. Sunday in Room 103, Moscone South. The annual Business Meeting, part of the Sunday Plenary, gives attendees the opportunity to ... > MORE

‘Hot Topics’ attendees hear latest information on subjects of interest

No one knows the key issues in dermatology better than dermatologists, so the “Hot Topics” agenda Friday afternoon was set by dermatologists. Speakers addressed 10 topics that meeting registrants ... > MORE

Formaldehyde a top allergen obscured on many product labels

Formaldehyde, long known as a preservative linked to contact dermatitis, was named the 2015 Allergen of the Year by the American Contact Dermatitis Society. The dangers of formaldehyde and the many ... > MORE

New age of telemedicine: Changes in practice to create opportunities, challenges

Technological advances have put high-quality cameras in the hands of millions of smartphone and tablet users, moving telemedicine from pipedream to reality. This change has opened a new set of ... > MORE

Studies gather evidence of success of teledermatology

Technological advances have obviously created opportunities for greater use of teledermatology, but the big question is “Do patients receive the same quality of treatment through teledermatology ... > MORE

Acne update session reviews proposed changes to guidelines

The Academy's updated clinical acne guidelines are not expected to be published until later this year, but six speakers previewed several guideline topics Friday during “Translating Evidence Into ... > MORE

What’s a dermatologist to do when patch testing is negative?

A negative patch test result can be a good news/bad news situation for patient and dermatologist. Good news: The patient is not allergic to a host of allergens. Bad news: You don't know what's causing ... > MORE

IgE testing an interesting option when a patch test is negative

When a negative patch test is complicating diagnosis of dermatitis, checking IgE levels is an option, which intrigued physicians attending Friday's session, “What To Do When Patch Testing Is ... > MORE