SCARD Publications

November 30, 2019

The 2017-2019 triennium is at an end

Don’t miss out on your CPD Points earned via SCARD Did you know that by using SCARD, you may be eligible for CPD Recognition? […]

May 6, 2019

Dermatoscopy: Pattern analysis of pigmented and non-pigmented lesions

Dermatoscopy: Pattern analysis of pigmented and non-pigmented lesions Dermatoscopy has undoubtedly advanced diagnostic accuracy of pigmented and non-pigmented skin lesions. Pattern analysis is the most powerful of current methods for dermatoscopic diagnosis, but it does present significant challenges to the learning dermatoscopist. […]

December 20, 2018

1 Million Specimens in SCARD

Many people are looking forward to the holiday period however users of SCARD have certainly earned a rest. On the 11th of December 2018, the SCARD Pool reached through the 1 million specimen mark. […]

March 30, 2018

What is the patient_uid?

Constructing a statistical linkage key for validating patients across the globe. […]

Privacy and security in SCARD

As one of the first platforms to store medical records online, SCARD is committed to the privacy and security of your data. […]

June 2, 2017

Masters of Medicine (Skin Cancer) with UQ

The UQ Master of Medicine (Skin Cancer) program is aimed at reducing the gap between general practice training pathways and confident competency in skin cancer management. […]

December 21, 2016

SCARD Surgical Audit CPD Program 2017-2019

At the same time we celebrate our 10th Birthday, the team is excited to announce that details for the SCARD Surgical Audit CPD Program 2017-2019 are now available. The program helps participants demonstrate their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and ongoing education. […]

November 21, 2016

The triennium is at an end

Don’t miss out on your RACGP CPD QI Points with SCARD Did you know that by using SCARD your may be eligible for 40 Category 1 CPD QI points for the RACGP? If you have collected 4 months of data in SCARD (2 month + 2 month & minimum 80 specimens) & submitted them to the de-identified pool then you automatically qualify for 40 Category 1 points. […]

April 4, 2014

Nodular melanoma: five consecutive cases in a general practice with polarized and non-polarized dermatoscopy and dermatopathology

Dermatology: Practical and Conceptual Nodular melanoma: five consecutive cases in a general practice with polarized and non-polarized dermatoscopy and dermatopathology. The incidence of nodular melanoma (NM) has been consistently described as at least 10-15% of total melanomas for over 15 years despite advances in diagnostic algorithms and medical technology. NMs are strongly correlated with faster rates of growth and poorer prognosis and thus provide clinicians with a challenge for early recognition. […]

January 4, 2014

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

Dermatology: Practical and Conceptual Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy. While there are several published comprehensive stepwise algorithmic methods for diagnosing pigmented skin malignancy, only limited material has been published for the stepwise assessment of non-pigmented lesions. […]

July 31, 2012

SCARD 10 minute tutorial

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The SCARD 10 minute tutorial Please complete this tutorial before you start entering real specimens or at any time if you think you may not be doing it correctly. When you have done this tutorial you will understand how SCARD works and you will be ready to start! […]

The impact of subspecialization

SCARD in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology The impact of subspecialization and dermatoscopy use on accuracy of melanoma diagnosis among primary care doctors in Australia […]