Editor's Note, Volume 13 Issue 1
D’Arcy Little, MD, CCFP, FCFP, FRCPC Medical Director, JCCC and HealthPlexus.NETHappy New Year! As we enter 2023, we are thrilled to announce our exciting plans for the Journal of Current Clinical Care. Our goal is to bring you the latest in medical research, advancements, and best practices in a timely and convenient way. We understand the importance of having access to the latest clinical care knowledge, especially in today's fast-paced and ever-changing world. To make it easier and more convenient for our members to stay informed, going forward, we will be introducing a series of Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) that are designed to bring selected topics to the forefront of our audience. With these Apps, our members will have access to the most up-to-date information, features like push notifications, offline access, and home screen installation, making it easy to stay informed anytime, anywhere.
Please stay tuned for more updates and announcements as we continue preparing to release these apps. This first issue of the year, we are proud to offer you a Certified CME course: OAB the Shift in Care, co-developed by CCRN and the CUA, with Dr. Dean Elterman as presenter.
In addition, we will be covering various specialties, including Urology, Dermatology, and Back Health, with a focus on providing practical insights and updates for clinical care.
For our Dermatology Resource, Drs. Joseph Lam and Amir Gohari will be providing an update on the management of Acne Vulgaris, including the latest research on its triggers and treatment options.
In the field of Gastrointestinal Diseases, Dr. Marina Abdel Malak will be exploring the Approach to Treating Constipation, emphasizing the importance of a thorough evaluation and an organized treatment plan.
For our Back Health CME Resource, Drs. Karlo M. Pedro, James Milligan, and Michael G. Fehlings will be discussing the diagnosis and management of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy in the Primary Care Setting.
Finally, in our Medical Narratives section, Dr. Michael Gordon will be sharing his reflections on the challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of evidence-based medicine in his Nothing New in the Sky narrative Nothing New in the Sky.
And as always, don't forget to check out the latest episodes from our podcasters. Dr. Marina Malak with her 3P: Pills, Pearls and Patients and Dr. Michael Gordon with his Medical Narratives podcast offer a number of their perspectives on different topics.
We hope you will find this issue both informative and engaging, and we look forward to your feedback.