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From The CriticsReviewer: Patricia Wong, MD (Stanford University Medical Center)
Description: This book provides a very user friendly, clinical approach to treating and understanding skin disorders for the nondermatologist. Patient education tips are listed in a clear and concise manner and could be reproduced for patient hand outs. Color photographs of common skin problems are included.
Purpose: The purpose is to help nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals learn the principles of prescribing dermatological medications.
Audience: The audience is nurses, pharmacists, and other allied healthcare professionals.
Features: The patient education discussions are the strength of this book. The practical advice for patients and suggestions for how providers can explain various skin disorders are very good. The book references web sites for downloading patient handouts at the end of the chapters.
Assessment: This is a nice book for beginning paramedical personnel to have in the field of dermatology.