Handbook of Systemic Drug Treatment in Dermatology, Second Edition

Handbook of Systemic Drug Treatment in Dermatology, Second Edition

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Handbook of Systemic Drug Treatment in Dermatology, Second Edition by Sarah H. Wakelin

The Handbook of Systemic Drug Treatment in Dermatology helps prescribers and patients make rational decisions about drug treatment while considering known risks and potential unwanted effects.

Written for dermatologists, family practitioners, pharmacists, and specialist nurses, this completely revised and updated second edition of a bestseller provides an accessible and concise aid to prescribing and monitoring systemic dermatologic therapy.

For each drug or drug class, the book lists its classification, mode of action, formulations, dosages, suggested regimens, contraindications, important drug interactions, adverse effects, patient information, and more. This second edition includes new drugs as well as information on new guidelines for prescribing and monitoring established drugs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781482222845
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/25/2015
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 322
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Edited by

Sarah H. Wakelin,
BSc, MB, BS, FRCP, consultant dermatologist, St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, and honorary senior lecturer, Imperial College London, UK

Howard I. Maibach, MD, professor, Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Clive B. Archer, BSc, MB, BS, MSc Med Ed, MD, PhD (Lond), FRCP (Edin, Glasg, Lond), consultant dermatologist, St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, and visiting senior lecturer in pharmacology, Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, King’s College London, UK

Table of Contents

Acitretin
Acne Antibiotics
Alitretinoin
Androgens
Antiandrogens
Antibiotics Commonly Used for Skin Infections
Antifungals
Antihistamines
Antimalarials
Antivirals for Herpes Viruses
Azathioprine
Azole antihelminths
Ciclosporin
Clofazimine
Colchicine
Corticosteroids
Cyclophosphamide
Dapsone
Fumaric Acid Esters
Hydroxycarbamide
Interferons
Intravenous Immunoglobulin
Isotretinoin
Ivermectin
Methotrexate
Mycophenolate Mofetil
Potassium Iodide
Propranolol
Psoralens
Rituximab
Sulfapyridine & Sulfamethoxypyridazine
Thalidomide
Tumour Necrosis Factor Antagonists
Ustekinumab
Vismodegib
Systemic Therapy in Children
Systemic Therapy & Liver Disease
Systemic Therapy & Kidney Disease
Further Reading
Appendix 1 Patient Health Questionnaire for Depression (PHQ-9)
Appendix 2 Reading Chart for Use With Antimalarials
Appendix 3 Example of Consent Form to Opt Out of the Mandatory Pregnancy Prevention Programme
Appendix 4 Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI)
Appendix 5 Consent to PUVA Therapy

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