Preventing and managing complications in dermatologic surgery: Procedural and postsurgical concerns

Allen G. Strickler, Payal Shah, Shirin Bajaj, Richard Mizuguchi, Rajiv I. Nijhawan, Mercy Odueyungbo, Anthony Rossi, Désirée Ratner

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Abstract

The second article in this continuing medical education series reviews the evidence regarding the intraoperative and postoperative risks for patients and health care workers. We share the most up-to-date recommendations for risk management and postoperative complication management to ensure optimal surgical efficacy and patient safety.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)895-903
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume84
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2021

Keywords

  • dermatologic surgery
  • electrosurgery
  • hematoma
  • pain management
  • postsurgical infection
  • wound care
  • wound dehiscence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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