Archives For: August 2003

Systematic review of treatment and prevention of contact dermatitis

August 9, 2003 - 3:38 pm

As background for the Dermatitis Program of Care, we conducted a systematic review of the literature on contact dermatitis to aid in the provision of evidence-based recommendations. Forty nine studies met inclusion criteria.

Physician occupational disease practice survey

August 9, 2003 - 3:29 pm

Our objective was to understand practice patterns, barriers to early recognition, and educational needs for family practitioners and dermatologists in Ontario. We developed a survey (based on the literature and interviews with dermatologists and family practitioners), and then used it to survey all dermatologists (57% response rate) and a random sample of 600 family practitioners (26% response rate) in Ontario.