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Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology: 49 Clinical Questions
     

Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology: 49 Clinical Questions

by James R.
 

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Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology: 49 Clinical Questions Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional pediatric dermatology references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or controversial decisions? Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology:

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Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology: 49 Clinical Questions Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional pediatric dermatology references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or controversial decisions? Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick answers to the tricky questions most commonly posed during a "curbside consultation" between pediatricians. Dr. James Treat has designed this unique reference which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with pediatric dermatology. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to pediatric dermatology with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references allow readers to browse large amounts of information in an expedited fashion. Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume pediatricians will appreciate. Pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and family practitioners will benefit from the user-friendly, casual format and the expert advice contained within. Some of the questions that are answered:
• How should I be working up and managing my patients with congenital nevi?
• How do I manage patients with severe atopic dermatitis?
• Which patients with hemangioma do I have to worry about?
• What do I need to think about for children with cafe au lait macules?
• Is there an algorithm for treating my acne patients?

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Reviewer: Amy E Gilliam, MD (Palo Alto Medical Foundation)
Description: This book outlines an approach to the most commonly encountered skin conditions in children and contains invaluable advice and pearls from experts in the field of pediatric dermatology.
Purpose: The purpose is to address the most commonly asked questions about pediatric dermatology and to provide guidance for the diagnosis and management of these pediatric skin conditions. The book meets the author' objectives and it is an excellent addition to the literature.
Audience: This is an excellent resource for pediatricians who see a fair amount of patients with skin conditions as well as for dermatologists who see children on a regular basis. The editor is a respected pediatric dermatologist and the chapter authors are experts in the field.
Features: The book covers the majority of frequently asked questions in pediatric dermatology, and includes information on, and management of, common birthmarks such as hemangiomas of infancy, cafe au lait macules, congenital nevi, and nevus sebaceus, among others. It also provides excellent tables, figures, and illustrations pertaining to common pediatric dermatology diagnoses and conditions.
Assessment: The chapters are written by top experts in the field, and the book provides practitioners with invaluable pearls for the diagnosis and management of common pediatric dermatology conditions. As a board certified pediatrician, dermatologist, and pediatric dermatologist, I view this book as an extremely valuable addition to the literature. I will keep my copy in my office as a reference for myself as well as for my general dermatology colleagues.
From the Publisher
“This is an informative and comprehensive resource for practitioners in primary care.  In addition to providing exemplar diagnosing and management strategies for pediatric dermatology, there is significant evidence of prevention and anticipatory guidance when applicable…This book provides a foundation of expert pediatric dermatology advice from physicians around the country in one powerful resource…All practitioners in pediatrics will find this textbook to be a reference of significant value.”

 - Debra Connolly Shearer, EdD, MSN, FNP-BC, Villanova University College of Nursing, Pediatric Nursing

"This is an excellent resource for pediatricians who see a fair amount of patients with skin conditions as well as for dermatologists who see children on a regular basis. As a board certified pediatrician, dermatologist, and pediatric dermatologist, I view this book as an extremely valuable addition to the literature."

-Amy E. Gilliam, MD, Doody's Book Review Service

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617110030
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/2012
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.20(d)

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Meet the Author

 James R. Treat, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, with his major clinical appointment at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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