Indeed it is better for the patient if they have a consultation dedicated to skin checks and other attendances dedicated to management of identified lesions or other medical matters. This means having a dermoscope at the ready, and using it repeatedly to build familiarity.
From their collective experience in Australia and the USA, Anthony Dixon and Scott Hall have compiled a list of ‘golden rules’ for general practitioners to help reduce errors and problems with skin cancer management.
It is anticipated that these tips will provide a brief yet informative reference when faced with skin cancer management concerns in general practice.
Information for patients regarding SCCs is available A patient with multiple dysplastic naevi is at high risk of developing malignant melanoma.
However, removing the dysplastic naevi does not remove the risk.
In 2008, Scott and Anthony now present a much expanded and updated version for the information of GPs and for better outcomes for their patients.