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ISBN: 9780702068492
Page Count: 152
Imprint: Elsevier
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Dermatology, 6th Edition

by David Gawkrodger, DSc, MD, FRCP, FRCPE and Michael R Ardern-Jones, BSc, MBBS, FRCP, DPhil


ISBN: 9780702068492
Page Count: 152
Imprint: Elsevier
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Dermatology: An Illustrated Colour Text is an ideal resource for today’s medical student, hospital resident, specialty registrar in dermatology or internal medicine, specialist nurse or family doctor. It presents the subject as a series of two page ‘learning units’, each covering important aspects of clinical dermatology.

These units use an unsurpassed collection of colour clinical photographs of all major dermatological conditions, concise yet comprehensive text and key point boxes to aid quick access to information and examination preparation. They incorporate summaries of the essential skin biology and associated basic sciences that underpin clinical practice, as well as advice on established and emerging dermatological treatments, reflecting the ever expanding use of technology. Guidance is also given to dermatological emergencies and to the most useful online resources for updates and further reference.

Building on previous success, this sixth edition has been fully revised throughout. A major advance is the accompanying downloadable eBook version - this delivers new, interactive features and invaluable additional content, making it a more complete and engaging resource than ever before.

  • Includes interactive eBook version with bonus material – incoporating self-test flashcards, multiple-choice questions and a wealth of extra clinical images, to help prepare for examinations, check understanding and hone your diagnostic skills

  • New and enhanced coverage of key and emerging areas – including skin cancer, biologic therapies, psychodermatology, dermatologic surgery, cosmetic procedures, genital dermatoses, pregnancy eruptions, yeast-related skin conditions, contact dermatitis and patch testing

  • New line drawings and photographs incorporated throughout to further improve clarity and ensure comprehensive visual coverage of important dermatological conditions
  • 1 Microanatomy of the skin
    2 Derivatives of the skin
    3 Physiology of the skin
    4 Biochemistry of the skin
    5 Inflammation, immunity and the skin
    6 Molecular genetics and the skin
    7 Terminology of skin lesions
    8 Taking a history
    9 Examining the skin
    10 Practical clinic procedures
    11 Basics of medical therapy
    12 Epidemiology of skin disease
    13 Body image, the psyche and the skin
    14 Psoriasis – Epidemiology, pathophysiology and presentation
    15 Psoriasis – Management and complications
    16 Psoriasis – Biologics
    17 Eczema – Basic principles and irritant contact dermatitis
    18 Eczema – Allergic contact dermatitis and patch testing
    19 Eczema – Atopic eczema
    20 Eczema – Other forms
    21 Lichenoid eruptions
    22 Papulosquamous eruptions
    23 Erythroderma
    24 Photodermatology
    25 Bacterial infection – Staphylococcal and streptococcal
    26 Other bacterial infections
    27 Viral infections – Warts and other viral infections
    28 Viral infections – Herpes simplex and herpes zoster
    29 Human immunodeficiency virus disease and immunodeficiency syndromes
    30 Fungal infections
    31 Yeast infections and related disorders
    32 Tropical infections and infestations
    33 Infestations
    34 Sebaceous and sweat glands – Acne, rosacea and other disorders
    35 Disorders of hair
    36 Disorders of nails
    37 Vascular and lymphatic diseases
    38 Leg ulcers
    39 Pigmentation
    40 Urticaria and angioedema
    41 Blistering disorders
    42 Connective tissue diseases 84 43 Vasculitis and the reactive erythemas
    44 Skin changes in internal conditions 88 45 Drug eruptions 90 46 Associations with malignancy
    47 Keratinization and blistering syndromes
    48 Neurocutaneous disorders and other syndromes
    49 Benign tumours
    50 Naevi
    51 Skin cancer – Premalignant disorders
    52 Skin cancer – Basal cell carcinoma
    53 Skin cancer – Squamous cell carcinoma
    54 Skin cancer – Malignant melanoma
    55 Cutaneous T cell lymphomas and malignant dermal tumours
    56 Phototherapy
    57 Basic dermatological surgery
    58 Advanced dermatological surgery
    59 Cosmetics and cosmetic procedures
    60 Paediatric dermatology
    61 The skin in old age
    62 The skin in pregnancy
    63 Genitourinary infections
    64 Genital dermatoses
    65 Racially pigmented skin
    66 Occupation and the skin
    67 Immunological tests
  • David Gawkrodger, DSc, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, Professor Emeritus in Dermatology, University of Sheffield, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK and Michael R Ardern-Jones, BSc, MBBS, FRCP, DPhil, Associate Professor and Consultant Dermatologist, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
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