Skin Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 3

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$19.90
(Save 75%)
Est. Return Date: 03/27/2015
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $43.55
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 45%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (11) from $43.55   
  • New (9) from $43.45   
  • Used (2) from $99.94   

Overview

Skin Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, 3rd Edition, by Drs. Thomas P. Habif, James L. Campbell, Jr., M. Shane Chapman, James G. H. Dinulos, and Kathryn A. Zug, is the quick and practical clinical reference you need to help you effectively diagnose and treat 250 common dermatologic diseases. You'll find succinct, user-friendly chapters arranged by disorder type, updated treatment plans, and hundreds of new images showing diseases in various stages of manifestation, including detailed information and illustrations on tropical dermatology. Perfect for any medical practitioner who'd rather treat than refer patients with skin disease, this full-color resource will also serve you well when prepping for the boards. New to this edition
• Prescribe effective dermatologic treatment based on the practical diagnostic advice of Dr. Habif and fellow contributors who offer anterior and posterior diagrams of where diseases may be found on the body, classification of primary, secondary, and special lesions, pediatric considerations, clinical pearls to guide decision making, and more.
• Get and give the most up-to-date therapeutic advice available as every section in the book is revised with current treatment plans.
• Be prepared for travel-related skin diseases with new, richly illustrated coverage on tropical dermatology.
• See how skin disorders present at different stages with hundreds of new and often never-before-published images.

The book contains color illustrations.

Read More Show Less
  • Skin Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment
    Skin Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment  

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This continues to be my all-time favorite, go-to book for a quick refresher on treatment and diagnostic tips as well as to confirm clinical findings by studying the gorgeous color photographs. This should be a mandatory purchase for medical students and dermatology residents. I recommend it be the first book you read on the subject. It provides an excellent basis for tackling the encyclopedic tomes on dermatology. Reading this is like falling in love again (with dermatology)!"

- Patricia Wong, MD, Stanford University Medical Center

5 Star - Doody Rating, March 2013

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Patricia Wong, MD (Stanford University Medical Center)
Description: This is an excellent reference for first year dermatology residents, medical students, and primary care physicians who are looking for an easy to use and accurate source of information for treating dermatologic problems. The original edition was a hardbound book and the paperback edition has not sacrificed any quality and the price is a steal! All the routine skin disorders are covered in this book and there are excellent color photographs on just about every page. The authors have included photographs of a particular entity in different stages and manifestations, which is extremely helpful if you are a nondermatologist trying to make a diagnosis by looking at the pictures.
Purpose: This book rivals Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology: Common and Serious Diseases, 4th Edition (McGraw-Hill, 2001). I find it difficult to make a choice between the two. There are succinct descriptions of the clinical presentation, a discussion of the expected natural course of the disease, differential diagnosis, and treatment. The strength of this book lies in the ease with which one can look up a disease quickly, read and understand the entity in about 2-3 minutes, and run back into the room and put the patient on a reasonable course of treatment.
Audience: The authors do an excellent job of explaining without overwhelming the reader with long confusing dermatology terminology.
Features: I cannot think of any shortcomings. I look forward to future editions. The discussion on the treatment of bullous pemphigoid did not mention methotrexate.
Assessment: This is a definite buy for everyone who treats patients with skin diseases.

5 Stars! from Doody
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323077002
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 7/7/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 692
  • Sales rank: 172,042
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas P. Habif, MD, Clinical Professor of Surgery (Dermatology Section), Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, USA

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

1 Topical therapy 1
2 Eczema 10
3 Urticaria 76
4 Acne, rosacea, and related disorders 90
5 Psoriasis and other papulosquamous diseases 106
6 Bacterial infections 136
7 Sexuality transmitted infections 163
8 Viral infections 186
9 Fungal infections 220
10 Exanthems and drug reactions 264
11 Hypersensitivity syndromes and vasculitis 284
12 Infestations and bites 304
13 Vesicular and bullous diseases 332
14 Connective tissue diseases 342
15 Light-related diseases and disorders of pigmentation 360
16 Benign skin tumors 384
17 Premalignant and malignant non-melanoma skin tumors 424
18 Nevi and malignant melanoma 462
19 Vascular tumors and malformations 486
20 Hair and nail diseases 516
21 Neonatal disease 542
22 Cutaneous manifestations of internal disease 546
App. A Skin wellness 577
App. B Primary, secondary, and special lesions 581
App. C Differential diagnoses by body region 589
App. D Quantity of cream to apply and dispense 595
App. E Dermatologic formulary 597
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 6, 2014

    Apprentice den

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)