Dermatology

Dermatology

NEJM Journal Watch Dermatology was published from March 1993 to March 2016; the complete online archive can be accessed here. (Some content may require paid access to the site.)

Guideline Watch

Using Antipsychotics to Treat Agitation or Psychosis in Patients with Dementia: An APA Clinical Guideline

These medications, when used conservatively, can help dementia patients with dangerous levels of agitation, psychosis, or violent behavior.

Nonoccupational Postexposure Prophylaxis for HIV: Updated Guidelines

Some helpful updates have been made to these guidelines.

Ovarian Suppression in Patients with Hormone-Receptor–Positive Breast Cancer

Updated guidelines suggest that higher-risk patients should receive ovarian suppression in addition to standard adjuvant therapy, but lower-risk patients should not.