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Revised U.K. guidelines for the management of cutaneous melanoma 2010
Article first published online: 1 JUL 2010
© 2010 The Authors. Journal Compilation © 2010 British Association of Dermatologists
British Journal of Dermatology
Volume 163, Issue 2, pages 238–256, August 2010
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Marsden, J.R., Newton-Bishop, J.A., Burrows, L., Cook, M., Corrie, P.G., Cox, N.H., Gore, M.E., Lorigan, P., MacKie, R., Nathan, P., Peach, H., Powell, B. and Walker, C. (2010), Revised U.K. guidelines for the management of cutaneous melanoma 2010. British Journal of Dermatology, 163: 238–256. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2010.09883.x
This is an updated guideline prepared for the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) Clinical Standards Unit, made up of the Therapy & Guidelines Subcommittee (T&G) and the Audit & Clinical Standards Subcommittee (A&CS). Members of the Clinical Standards Unit are: H.K. Bell (Chairman T&G), L.C. Fuller (Chairman A&CS), N.J. Levell, M.J. Tidman, P.D. Yesudian, J. Lear, J. Hughes, A.J. McDonagh, S. Punjabi, N. Morar, S. Wagle (British National Formulary), S.E. Hulley (British Dermatological Nursing Group), K.J. Lyons (BAD Scientific Administrator) and M.F. Mohd Mustapa (BAD Clinical Standards Manager).
Guidelines produced in 2002 by the British Association of Dermatologists; reviewed and updated 2009.
Guidelines review process These guidelines were initially reviewed at a multidisciplinary meeting on 8 November 2007. Those attending were the authors plus: Dermatology: V. Doherty, D. Roberts, F. Wojnarowska, H. Bell, D. de Berker, C. Harwood, S. Bailey, R. Barlow, V. Bataille, L. Rhodes Surgery: A. Hayes, J. Kenealy, G. Perks, M. Timmins Specialist nursing: H. Williams, C. McGarr, M. Sherman, J. Davenport, C. Wheelhouse Histopathology: N. Kirkham, H. Rigby, J. Theaker Imaging: J. Smith, P. Guest, A. Dancey Oncology: N. Steven, P. Patel, A. Goodman, C. Kelly, P. Lawton, A. Dalgleish Lay representative: T. Fay Palliative care: J. Speakman, F. Calman National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence: N. Summerton Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network: S. Qureshi Primary care: P. Murchie
NHS Evidence has accredited the process used by the British Association of Dermatologists to produce guidelines. Accreditation is valid for three years from May 2010 and is applicable to guidance produced using the processes described in the British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines development manual (Bell & Ormerod, 2009). More information on accreditation can be viewed at http://www.evidence.nhs.uk
- Issue published online: 21 JUL 2010
- Article first published online: 1 JUL 2010
- Accepted for publication 24 May 2010