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Limited information exists on the activity and impact of hospitalist dermatology consultative services or the nature of dermatologic issues affecting inpatients across US academic medical centers.1- 4 We performed a retrospective, multi-institution, cross-sectional cohort study assessing consultations called to 4 full-time dermatology consult teams across the country over the course of 12 months to evaluate the impact of consultative dermatologists on the diagnosis and treatment of hospitalized patients.
Kroshinsky D, Cotliar J, Hughey LC, Shinkai K, Fox LP. Association of Dermatology Consultation With Accuracy of Cutaneous Disorder Diagnoses in Hospitalized PatientsA Multicenter Analysis. JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(4):477-480. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.5098