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Kouba DJ, LoPiccolo MC, Alam M, Bordeaux JS, Cohen B, Hanke CW, Jellinek N, Maibach HI, Tanner JW, Vashi N, Gross KG, Adamson T, Begolka WS, Moyano JV, et al.
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Date of publication 2016 Jun 1;volume 74(6):1201-19.
1. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Jun;74(6):1201-19. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2016.01.022. Epub 2016 Mar 4. Guidelines for the use of local anesthesia in office-based dermatologic surgery. Kouba DJ(1), LoPiccolo MC(2), Alam M(3), Bordeaux JS(4), Cohen B(5), Hanke CW(6), Jellinek N(7), Maibach HI(8), Tanner JW(9), Vashi N(10), Gross KG(11), Adamson T(12), Begolka WS(13), Moyano JV(14). Author information: (1)Toledo Clinic Facial Plastics and Dermatology, Toledo, Ohio. (2)Toledo Clinic Facial Plastics and Dermatology, Toledo, Ohio; Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan; Dermatology Specialists of Shelby, Shelby, Michigan. (3)Department of Dermatology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois. (4)Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio. (5)Department of Dermatology-Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Baltimore, Maryland. (6)Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana PC, Carmel, Indiana. (7)Department of Dermatology, Brown University, East Greenwich, Rhode Island. (8)Department of Dermatology, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, California. (9)Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (10)Department of Dermatology and Center for Ethnic Skin, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. (11)Skin Surgery Medical Group, Inc, San Diego, California. (12)Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota. (13)Department of Science, Quality and Practice, American Academy of Dermatology, Schaumburg, Illinois. (14)Department of Science, Quality and Practice, American Academy of Dermatology, Schaumburg, Illinois. Electronic address: guidelines@aad.org. There are an increasing number and variety of dermatologic surgical procedures performed safely in the office setting. This evidence-based guideline addresses important clinical questions that arise regarding the use and safety of local anesthesia for dermatologic office-based procedures. In addition to recommendations for dermatologists, this guideline also takes into account patient preferences while optimizing their safety and quality of care. The clinical recommendations presented here are based on the best evidence available as well as expert opinion. Copyright © 2016 American Academy of Dermatology, Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2016.01.022 PMID: 26951939 [Indexed for MEDLINE]
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