VisualDx: Essential Adult Dermatology
  • VisualDx: Essential Adult Dermatology
  • VisualDx: Essential Adult Dermatology

VisualDx: Essential Adult Dermatology

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

VisualDx: Essential Adult Dermatology combines a desk reference and a powerful online decision support system to give you point-of-care assistance in diagnosing and managing adult skin diseases. The book is organized by symptoms and visual clues and covers 195 skin disorders, with over 800 full-color illustrations and detailed information on diagnostic

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Overview

VisualDx: Essential Adult Dermatology combines a desk reference and a powerful online decision support system to give you point-of-care assistance in diagnosing and managing adult skin diseases. The book is organized by symptoms and visual clues and covers 195 skin disorders, with over 800 full-color illustrations and detailed information on diagnostic criteria, skin characteristics, best laboratory tests, differential diagnosis, and characteristics of the condition in immunocompromised patients and those with darker skin colors. An additional chapter covers dermatologic therapy.

The online clinical decision support system enables you to search by patient findings, such as symptoms and lesion features, to obtain a visual differential diagnosis. Thousands of images show both typical and variant disease presentations. Patient information sheets are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608318056
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/15/2010
Series:
VisualDx: The Modern Library of Visual Medicine Series
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: VisualDx: Essential Adult Dermatology Online

SECTION HEADINGS

APPROACH TO THE DERMATOLOGY PATIENT

EXAMINATION OF THE SKIN

MORPHOLOGY & DISTRIBUTION

ESSENTIAL ADULT SKIN DISEASES

Multiple Lesions or Rash in the Well Adult
Erythemas
Lesions with Prominent Pigmentary Changes
Lesions with Vascular Changes
Smooth Papules, Plaques, Nodules
Scaly or Crusted Papules & Plaques
Fluid-Filled (Vesicles, Pustules, Bullae)
Atrophy/Sclerosis
Erosions/Ulcers

Multiple Lesions or Rash in the Febrile, Ill, or Toxic-Appearing Adult

Single Lesion or Growth
Lumps & Bumps

Special Locations
Scalp
Nails
Perineum
Mouth

DERMATOLOGICAL THERAPIES

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