Clinical Dermatology / Edition 3by John A. A. Hunter, John Savin, Mark Dahl, Mark V. Dahl
Pub. Date: 09/15/2002
With more than 500 high quality colour illustrations
The third edition of this bestselling text for the non-specialist provides a simple, common sense approach to the diagnosis and management of all the common skin diseases. The book also covers underlying pathological processes and the relationship between functional disturbances and recognizable physical signs.
With more than 500 high quality colour illustrations and an effective scheme to recognize primary skin lesions, this book clarifies educational points and clinical descriptions. This is the perfect reference text for anyone requiring a fundamental knowledge of dermatology, including undergraduate medical students, general practitioners, general physicians and trainee dermatologists.
This third edition includes new chapters on regional dermatology, laser therapy and topics such as ageing skin, sun sense, pigmented skin and HIV infection. There is an increased focus on evidence-based effective treatments and guidelines, and expanded coverage of the molecular understanding of skin diseases, and the comprehensive formulary has been completely updated.
New edition features:
*expanded coverage of the molecular understanding of many skin diseases
*more emphasis on evidence-based effective treatments and guidelines
*a new chapter on regional dermatology with sections on oral and genital disorders
*two new chapters covering medical and physical treatments
*new chapters on ageing skin, sun sense, the pigmented skin and HIV infection, and the rapidly growing field of lasers in dermatology
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- 7.54(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.67(d)
Table of Contents
Preface to the third edition.
Preface to the first edition.
Chp 1: Skin Disease in Perspective.
Chp 2: The function and structure of the skin.
Chp 3: Diagnosis of skin disorders.
Chp 4: Disorders of keratinization.
Chp 5: Psoriasis.
Chp 6: Other papulosquamous disorders.
Chp 7: Eczema and dermatitis.
Chp 8: Reactive erythemas and vasculitis.
Chp 9: Bullous diseases.
Chp 10: Connective tissue disorders.
Chp 11: Disorders of blood vessels and lymphatics.
Chp 12: Sebaceous and sweat gland disorders.
Chp 13: Regional Dermatology.
Chp 14: Bacterial Infections.
Chp 15: infestations.
Chp 16: Skin reactions to light.
Chp 17: Disorders of pigmentation.
Chp 18: Skin tumours.
Chp 19: The skin in systemic disease.
Chp 20: The skin and the pysche.
Chp 21: Other genetic disorders.
Chp 22: Drug Eruptions.
Chp 23: Medical treatment.
Chp 24: Physical forms of treatment.
Formulary 1: Topical treatments.
Formulary 2: Systemic medication.
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