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Dermatology in Clinical Practice

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 1-15
  3. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 17-24
  4. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 25-35
  5. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 37-72
  6. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 73-99
  7. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 101-123
  8. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 125-149
  9. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 151-177
  10. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 179-209
  11. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 211-231
  12. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 233-252
  13. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 253-270
  14. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 271-280
  15. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 281-286
  16. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 287-294
  17. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 295-303
  18. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 305-316
  19. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 317-335
  20. Zohra Zaidi, Sean W. Lanigan
    Pages 337-357

About this book

Introduction

Skin problems are common complaints, as many as one in five of all primary care consultations are for dermatologic reasons, yet many clinicians find skin rashes difficult to diagnose. Dermatology in Clinical Practice has been created to assist all physicians, but particularly for primary care physicians, helping them in developing a methodical approach to manage patients with dermatologic symptoms.

The authors focus on the common skin problems, and discuss the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders in depth. The book also details topical, systemic and the physical modalities used in treating skin disease, while The urare skin diseases are only mentioned when required.

Cutaneous manifestations of systemic diseases are reviewed, enabling readers to correlate common medical and dermatologic findings. The primary care physician often refers cases to dermatology clinics for more complex dermatologic procedures, such as phototherapy, cryosurgery, and laser surgery. These procedures and a review of the diagnostic process leading up to their use are included in a carefully structured appendix.

This book is a vital practical reference for primary care, family medicine, and emergency medicine physicians, in addition to nursing staff and other support staff involved in the management of patients presenting with dermatologic conditions.

Keywords

Dermatology Herpes simplex Pruritus Sexually Transmitted Diseases Urticaria

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Birmingham Skin CentreCity Hospital NHS TrustBirminghamUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.KarachiPakistan

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Dermatology in Clinical Practice
  • Authors Zohra Zaidi
    S.W Lanigan
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84882-862-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-84882-861-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-84882-862-9
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXVI, 596
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Dermatology
    General Practice / Family Medicine
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Reviews

From the reviews:

“This is a dermatology textbook for general practitioners who need to be able to diagnose common skin disorders … . The authors appear to have put a good deal of thought into the layout and organization of the book in order to provide enough detail to be complete … enough to fit into a small, easy to carry book. … It is easily accessible, well written, succinct, and would be a useful addition to the library of any general practitioner.” (Kathleen E. Kramer, Doody’s Review Service, September, 2010)