Designed as a quick read for both students on a dermatology rotation and others who want to know more about the specialty, Blueprints Dermatology covers the essentials of dermatology that every practitioner will need to know, regardless of specialty.
Pocket-sized and practical, this book covers the most common conditions students are likely to encounter. It focuses on the essential content students need to know during a rotation allowing for a fast, easy read. The text emphasizes pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment.
Blueprints Dermatology explains the fundamental concepts of normal skin with separate chapters covering disorders by causes or conditions. It provides the reader with a broad understanding of skin structure and function as well as how to evaluate a patient's condition.
Seventy-five full-color photographs and drawings enhance the reader's knowledge. Twenty-five multiple-choice and matching review questions are included to help students test their understanding of the subject. The book also features valuable appendices on career and residency opportunities as well as a handy reference list of commonly prescribed medications.