Manual of Dermatologic Therapeutics: With Essentials of Diagnosis / Edition 7

Manual of Dermatologic Therapeutics: With Essentials of Diagnosis / Edition 7

by Kenneth A. Arndt, Jeffrey H.S. Hsu
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781760585

ISBN-13: 9780781760584

Pub. Date: 08/23/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Seventh Edition, this popular Spiral® Manual is a practical, accessible guide to the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders. The book concisely but thoroughly outlines the pathophysiology, symptoms, clinical findings, assessment, and therapy of each disease and offers detailed guidelines for choosing among therapeutic

Overview

Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Seventh Edition, this popular Spiral® Manual is a practical, accessible guide to the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders. The book concisely but thoroughly outlines the pathophysiology, symptoms, clinical findings, assessment, and therapy of each disease and offers detailed guidelines for choosing among therapeutic options. Also included are step-by-step instructions for operative procedures and diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. A complete and up-to-date formulary provides information on medications and other products used in dermatology, including pharmacology and dosage. A color atlas section adds to the usefulness of this classic therapeutic text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781760584
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
08/23/2006
Series:
Lippincott Manual Series (Formerly known as the Spiral Manual Series)
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

COMMON DERMATOLOGIC DISEASES: DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY
Acne
Alopecia Areata
Aphthous Stomatitis
Bacterial Skin Infections
Bites and Stings (Spiders, Snakes, Insects)
Burns
Corns and Calluses
Dermatitis (Eczema)

Atopic Dermatitis
Circumscribed Chronic Dermatitis (Lichen Simplex Chronicus)
Contact Dermatitis
Hand Dermatitis
Nummular Dermatitis
Diaper Rash
Drug Eruptions, Allergic
Dry Skin (Chapping, Xerosis) and Ichthyosis Vulgaris
Erythema Multiforme
Erythema Nodosum
Fungal Infections

Candidiasis
Dermatophyte Infections
Tinea Versicolor
Herpes Simplex
Herpes Zoster and Varicella
Hyperpigmentation and Hypopigmentation
Immunocompromised Patients: HIV- and Non-HIV-Positive
Infestations: Pediculosis, Scabies, and Ticks
Intertrigo
Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars
Keratoses
Milia
Molluscum Contagiosum
Pityriasis Rosacea
Pruritus
Psoriasis
Rosacea and Perioral (Periorificial) Dermatitis
Seborrheic Dermatitis and Dandruff
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Genital Ulcer Diseases
Urethritis, Cervicitis, and/or Vaginitis
Infestations
Other Viral Infections
Other Diseases
Skin Cancer
Skin Tags
Sun Reactions and Sun Protection
Urticaria
Vascular Neoplasms and Malformations
Warts

PROCEDURES AND TECHNIQUES
Operative Procedures

Biopsy
Curettage
Electrosurgery
Cryosurgery
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques
Cytologic Smears
Fungal Scraping and Culture
Wood's Light Examination
Patch Testing
Ultraviolet Light Therapy

TREATMENT PRINCIPLES AND FORMULARY
Treatment Principles

Dermatologic Prescriptions and Drug Costs
Types of Topical Medications
Amount to Dispense
General Principles of Normal Skin Care
Formulary
Acne Preparations
Anesthetics for Topical Administration
Local Anesthetics
Antihistamines
Antiinfective Agents
Antibacterial and Antiseptic Agents, Topical
Antifungal Agents
Antiviral Agents
Scabicides and Pediculicides
Miscellaneous Agents

Antiinflammatory Agents
Topical and Intralesional Corticosteroids
Systemic Corticosteroids

Antiperspirants and Medications Used in the Treatment of Hyperhidrosis
Antipruritic and External Analgesic Agents
Cleansing Agents
Cosmetics and Covering Agents
Depilatories and Removal of Excessive Hair
Dermatologic Topical Preparations and Vehicles
Insect Repellents
Keratolytic, Cytotoxic, and Destructive Agents
Pigmenting and Depigmenting Agents, Sunscreens
Wet Dressings, Baths, Astringents
Wound Dressings

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