The Covid-19 pandemic has created a need for prolonged use of N95 masks leading to injuries on healthcare workers’ faces. The use of skin protectants may prevent skin irritation caused by the N95 masks by providing a barrier or redistributing pressure.
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, dermatology practices introduced teledermatology services to continue care. Researchers randomly selected 274 teledermatology visits to evaluate early practice patterns to identify variations in the quality of and access to teledermatology services.
As Canadians forced indoors to reduce the spread of Covid-19 will soon likely look to spend more time outside, the CDA is reminding everyone that melanoma is one of the few types of cancer that continues to increase in incidence each year.