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Skin Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 2
     

Skin Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 2

by Thomas P. P. Habif
 

ISBN-10: 0323027539

ISBN-13: 9780323027533

Pub. Date: 12/02/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Specifically designed for quick reference, this full-color resource focuses on the 250 diseases most likely seen in everyday practice. The revised and updated 2nd Edition features practical, clear advice on diagnosis and therapy, and includes anterior and posterior diagrams of where diseases may be found on the body as well as classifications of primary, secondary,

Overview

Specifically designed for quick reference, this full-color resource focuses on the 250 diseases most likely seen in everyday practice. The revised and updated 2nd Edition features practical, clear advice on diagnosis and therapy, and includes anterior and posterior diagrams of where diseases may be found on the body as well as classifications of primary, secondary, and special lesions. Over 700 full-color, never-before published photographs show the classic manifestations of disease and rarer variations. Throughout the book, readers will also find pediatric considerations, clinical pearls, and advice on when to refer patients to a specialist.

• Focuses on treatment and diagnosis of common entities, offering guidance on everyday cases.
• Features a disorders index on the inner cover, making expert guidance fast and easy to find.
• Provides helpful appendices that cover diagnosis by body region · lesion classification · quantity of cream to apply and dispense · and a dermatologic formulary.
• Presents a bulleted outline format for easy reference. And much more.

• Features over 700 full-color photographs—never-before published.
• Weighs the importance of diseases and explains when to treat and how quickly.
• Provides coverage of pediatric skin diseases throughout.
• Highlights when to refer patients to a specialist and when urgent action is required.
• Presents many new chapters, providing better coverage.
• Includes European drug names.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323027533
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/02/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

1. Topical therapy

2. Eczema

3. Urticaria

4. Acne, rosacea and related disorders

5. Psoriasis and other papulosquamous diseases

6. Bacterial infections

7. Sexually transmitted infections

8. Viral infections

9. Fungal infections

10. Exanthems and drug reactions

11. Hypersensitivity syndromes and vasculitis

12. Infestations and bites

13. Vescular and bullous diseases

14. Connective tissue diseases

15. Light-related disorders and disorders of pigmentation

16. Benign skin tumors

17. Premalignant and malignant non-melanoma skin tumors

18. Nevi and malignant melanoma

19. Vascular tumors and malformations

20. Hair and nail diseases

21. Neonatal disease

22. Cutaneous manifestations of internal disease

Appendices

Skin Wellness

Primary, secondary and special lesions

Differential diagnosis by body region

Quantity of cream to apply and dispense

Carticosteroids

Dermatologic formulary

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