5 dermatology interventions doctors should stop doing

Doctors are being advised to question whether they need to perform five interventions around dermatology as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign.

The Australasian College of Dermatologists has nominated five areas where tests, treatments and procedures should be questioned.

Here are the 5 'do-not-dos' for doctors:

1. Do not assume that lower leg bilateral redness and swelling is due to infection. Do not prescribe antibiotics unless there is clinical evidence of sepsis or