Skin Deep; An A-Z of Skin Disorders, Treatments and Health

Skin Deep; An A-Z of Skin Disorders, Treatments and Health

by Carol A. Turkington, Jeffrey S. Dover
     
 

From harmless blemishes to life-threatening cancer, skin diseases and problems affect millions of all ages and are among the most common health concerns today. This complete guide to skin disorders and treatments is meant to provide all the information you need to protect yourself from serious illness and take better care of your skin. Written for the layperson, this… See more details below

Overview

From harmless blemishes to life-threatening cancer, skin diseases and problems affect millions of all ages and are among the most common health concerns today. This complete guide to skin disorders and treatments is meant to provide all the information you need to protect yourself from serious illness and take better care of your skin. Written for the layperson, this book offers complete medical information in a clear, understandable style, covering everything from acne to zinc oxide to the basic elements that make up the skin. Skin Deep examines the history of common disorders, such as psoriasis and wrinkles, as well as more serious afflictions, such as Addison's disease and AIDS, noting causes, symptoms and available treatments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816030712
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.30(d)

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