• Who should carry out skin cancer excisions? A systematic review

    One year ago - By Journal of Cutaneous Online

    Enas Shuber, Dalia Abdulhussein, Pierre Sinclair, Murtaza Kadhum
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2019 12(3):153-157
    Background: The incidence of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers is increasing in the United Kingdom. Surgical excision carries the highest cure rates for all skin cancers and is the first-line treatment for melanomas and high-risk nonmelanoma cancers. This is most commonly performed by general practitioners , dermatologists, and plastic surgeons. Objective: The aim of this study was to identify which health-care professionals achieve the best outcomes following...
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  • PIDS Journal Club Review, September 2019

    One year ago - By Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

    PIDS Journal Club, September 2019
    Oral linezolid for routine treatment of uncomplicated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia? Not ready yet.
    Reviewing: Willekens R, et al, “Early oral switch to linezolid for low-risk patients with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections: a propensity-matched cohort study”, Clin Infect Dis , 2018 1
    Author
    Joshua Wolf MBBS, PhD, FPIDS, FRACP
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Peer Reviewers
    Sandra L Arnold MD (Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center, Memphis, TN, USA)
    Suchitra Rao MBBS, MSCS (Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO...
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