Skin Concerns

A22.Skin Concerns
A22.1 Describe morphology of common skin conditions
A22.2 Recognize skin conditions for which acute intervention is required (e.g. melanoma, severe drug reactions and herpes)
A22.3 Identify and propose management plans for the following common skin conditions:

  • Viral infections (herpes, viral exanthems)
  • Fungal infections (tinea, candidiasis)
  • Bacterial infections (impetigo, cellulitis)
  • Dermatitis
  • Acne

A22.4 Counsel patients about sun safety
A22.5 Counsel patients on the ABCDEs of melanoma

Articles

Skin Conditions 1 Clinical Card

Devrome AN, Natsheh A, Keegan DA. Skin Conditions 1. Canadian Family Medicine Clinical Card. 2013. Available at: https://sites.google.com/site/sharcfm/

Skin Conditions 2 Clinical Card

Devrome AN, Natsheh A, Keegan DA. Skin Conditions 2. Canadian Family Medicine Clinical Card. 2013. Available at: https://sites.google.com/site/sharcfm/

The Generalized Rash Part I - Differential Diagnosis

Ely JW, Seabury Stone M. The generalized rash: Part I. differential diagnosis. Am Fam Physician. 2010;81(6):726-734.

The Generalized Rash Part II - Diagnostic Approach

Ely JW, Seabury Stone M. The generalized rash: Part II. diagnostic approach. Am Fam Physician. 2010;81(6):735-739.

Management of Acne Guidelines

Asai Y, Baibergenova A, Dutil M, et al. Management of acne: Canadian clinical practice guideline. CMAJ. 2016;188(2):118-126. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.140665 [doi].

Sun Protective Behaviors in Populations at High Risk for Skin Cancer

Diao DY, Lee TK. Sun-protective behaviors in populations at high risk for skin cancer. Psychology research and behavior management. 2013;7:9-18. Available at.https://www.dovepress.com

Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma

Shenenberger DW. Cutaneous malignant melanoma: A primary care perspective. Am Fam Physician. 2012;85(2):161-168. doi: d10076 [pii].