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Archive Clinical Guidelines

The British Association of Dermatologists has been publishing evidence-based clinical guidelines since the 1990s. All guidelines listed on this page have been superseded by newer iterations which can be found on the main clinical guidelines page.

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Actinic keratoses

Guidelines for the management of actinic keratoses.

de Berker D, McGregor JM, Hughes BR. Br J Dermatol 2007; 56: 222-230.

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Alopecia areata

MacDonald Hull SP, Wood ML, Hutchinson PE, Sladden M, Messenger AG. Guidelines for the management of alopecia areata. Br J Dermatol 2003; 149: 692-9.

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Azathioprine

Anstey AV, Wakelin S, Reynolds NJ. Guidelines for prescribing azathioprine in dermatology. Br J Dermatol 2004; 151: 1123-32.

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Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)

Telfer NR, Colver GB, Bowers PW. Guidelines for the management of basal cell carcinoma. British Association of Dermatologists. Br J Dermatol 1999; 141: 415-23.

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Biologics

Smith CH, Anstey AV, Barker JN, Burden AD, Chalmers RJ, Chandler DA, Finlay AY, Griffiths CE, Jackson K, McHugh NJ, McKenna KE, Reynolds NJ, Ormerod AD. British Association of Dermatologists' guidelines for biologic interventions for psoriasis 2009. Br J Dermatol 2009; 161: 987-1019.

Smith CH, Anstey AV, Barker JN, Burden AD, Chalmers RJ, Chandler D, Finlay AY, Griffiths CE, Jackson K, McHugh NJ, McKenna KE, Reynolds NJ, Ormerod AD. British Association of Dermatologists' guidelines for use of biological interventions in psoriasis 2005. Br J Dermatol 2005; 153: 486-97.

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Bowen's disease (SCC in situ)

Cox NH, Eedy DJ, Morton CA. Guidelies for management of Bowen's disease: 2006 update. Br J Dermatol 2007;  156: 11-21.

Cox NH, Eedy DJ, Morton CA. Guidelines for management of Bowen's disease. Br J Dermatol 1999; 141: 633-41.

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Bullous pemphigoid

Wojnarowska F, Kirtschig G, Highet AS, Venning VA, Khumalo NP. Guidelines for the management of bullous pemphigoid. Br J Dermatol 2002; 147: 214-21.

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Contact dermatitis

Bourke J, Coulson I, English J. Guidelines for care of contact dermatitis. Br J Dermatol 2009; 160: 946–954.

Bourke J, Coulson I, English J. Guidelines for care of contact dermatitis. Br J Dermatol 2001; 145: 877-85.

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Cutaneous warts

Sterling JC, Handfield-Jones S, Hudson PM. Guidelines for the management of cutaneous warts. Br J Dermatol 2001; 144: 4-11.

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Lichen sclerosus

Neill SM, Tatnall FM, Cox NH. Guidelines for the management of lichen sclerosus. Br J Dermatol 2002; 147: 640-9

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Melanoma

Marsden JR, Newton-Bishop JA, Burrows L, Cook M, Corrie PG, Cox NH, Gore ME, Lorigan P, MacKie R, Nathan P, Peach H, Powell B, Walker C. Revised U.K guidelines for the management of cutaneous melanoma 2010. Br J Dermatol 2010; 163: 238-256.

Roberts DL, Anstey AV, Barlow RJ, Cox NH, Newton Bishop JA, Corrie PG, Evans J, Gore ME, Hall PN,
Kirkham N. Guidelines for the management of cutaneous melanoma. Br J Dermatol  2002 ; 146: 7-17.

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Onychomycosis

Guideline for treatment of onychomycosis

Roberts DT, Taylor WD, Boyle J. Br J Dermatol 2003; 148:  402-10.

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Photodynamic therapy (PDT)

Morton CA, Brown SB, Collins S, Ibbotson S, Jenkinson H, Kurwa H, Langmack K, McKenna K, Mosele, H, Pearse AD, Stringer M, Taylor DK, Wong G, Rhodes, LE. Guidelines for topical photodynamic therapy: report of a workshop of the British Photodermatology Group. Br J Dermatol 2002; 146: 552-67.

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Phototherapy

Guidelines for dosimetry and calibration in ultraviolet radiation therapy: a report of a British Photodermatology Group workshop.

Taylor DK, Anstey AV, Coleman AJ, Diffey BL, Farr PM, Ferguson J, Ibbotson S, Langmack K, Lloyd JJ, McCann P, Martin CJ, du P. Menagé H, Moseley H, Murphy G, Pye SD, Rhodes LE, Rogers S. Br J Dermatol 2002; 146: 755-763.

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PUVA

Guidelines for topical PUVA: a report of a workshop of the British Photodermatology Group.

Halpern SM, Anstey AV, Dawe RS, Diffey BL, Farr PM, Ferguson J, Hawk JLM, Ibbotson S, McGregor JM, Murphy GM, Thomas SE, Rhodes LE. Br J Dermatol 2000; 142: 22-31.

British Photodermatology Group guidelines for PUVA.

British Photodermatology Group. Br J Dermatol 1994; 130: 246-55.

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Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)

Motley R, Kersey P, Lawrence C. Multiprofessional guidelines for the management of the patient with primary cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Br J Dermatol 2002; 146; 18-25.

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Tinea capitis

Higgins EM, Fuller LC, Smith CH. Guidelines for the management of tinea capitis. Br J Dermatol 2000; 143: 53-58

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Urticaria & angio-oedema

Grattan C, Powell S, Humphreys F. Management and diagnostic guidelines for urticaria and angio-oedema. Br J Dermatol 2001; 144: 708-14.

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