Introducing EMJ Dermatology 5.1
This year's EADV Congress took place in the glorious city of Geneva, Switzerland and, featuring >150 sessions by contributors from >30 different countries, it was a truly impressive, global event. Novel research from the event has been documented within this EMJ eJournal, with topics including sunbed use, treatment insights for rosacea patients, and many more. Interviews with members of the EMJ Dermatology Editorial Board span four continents, with professionals from the United Arab Emirates, USA, Australia, and Italy sharing a wealth of knowledge and experience, including their opinions regarding the future challenges facing dermatology therapeutics. Numerous abstracts from the EADV congress are also included within the eJournal, summarised by the presenters themselves. One such abstract, by Saini and Shishak, provides a detailed discussion into cost-effective modalities for alopecia areata. The authors describe the mechanisms of action and safety concerns of the tested therapeutics, providing a thorough review sure to spark discussion and debate in the medical community.
The Editor's Pick of this edition's peer-reviewed articles is penned by Jayarajan and Bulinska, featuring an in-depth review into the aetiopathogenesis and management of hidradenitis supparative. Typically considered low priority by clinicians, the authors call for the re-evaluation of this disease based on the severe psychological impact it has on patient quality of life. The authors provide an extensive review of current treatment options, emphasising the importance of collaboration between dermatologists and plastic surgeons. Many more peer review articles are contained within the eJournal, selected for their exceptional quality and highly clinically relevant findings. Online now: http://emjreviews.com/
The content within this year's edition of EMJ Dermatology will provide readers with highly valuable insights into the latest advances to guide research and clinical practice in the near future. Zoë Webster, Publisher at EMJ, commented: "We truly feel that EMJ Dermatology 5.1 has collated the best, most exhilarating research and updates within the field, and hope that all of our readers will enjoy the content as much as we have."
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