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    Systemic Drug Treatment in Dermatology: A Handbook (Paperback) Edited by Sarah H. Wakelin, Edited by Clive Archer, Contributions by Daniel Creamer, Contributions by W.J. Cunliffe, Contributions by J. Barker, Contributions by M. M. Black, Contributions by A. Evans, Contributions by C. Gooptu, Contributions by M. Greaves, Contributions by W.A.D. Griffiths

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    DescriptionThere has been an increase in the use of systemic drug therapy for skin diseases during recent years. This reflects advances in drug development but many are potent drugs which can have serious or life threatening adverse effects. Aimed at dermatologists and general practitioners, this book provides an accessible and concise aid to prescribing and monitoring systemic dermatological therapy. Evidence based data or established guidelines have been included where possible. Common and important adverse drug effects and their management are covered along with some of the recent advances in drug treatment and monitoring of patients.


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    Title
    Systemic Drug Treatment in Dermatology
    Subtitle
    A Handbook
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Sarah H. Wakelin, Edited by Clive Archer, Contributions by Daniel Creamer, Contributions by W.J. Cunliffe, Contributions by J. Barker, Contributions by M. M. Black, Contributions by A. Evans, Contributions by C. Gooptu, Contributions by M. Greaves, Contributions by W.A.D. Griffiths
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 186 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 399 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781840760132
    ISBN 10: 1840760133
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26960
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: MMG
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: MJK
    BISAC V2.8: MED017000
    LC classification: RL
    DC21: 616.5061
    Thema V1.0: MKG, MJK
    Illustrations note
    9 charts, 16 tables
    Publisher
    Manson Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    Manson Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    01 June 2002
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    ...a useful resource... definitely one to have somewhere near the clinic. -Dermatology in Practice Contains a huge amount of relevant and easily retrievable clinical information...well worth buying. -Update ...an essential addition for anyone interested in practising dermatology safely. -Primary Care Dermatology Society Bulletin For those training in dermatology this is a book you must read. -British Journal of Dermatology
    Back cover copy
    The author provides a concise aid to prescribing and monitoring systemic drug therapy in skin diseases, for dermatologists and general practitioners, including common or important adverse drug effects, using evidence-based data or established guidelines, and covering recent advances.
    Table of contents
    Section One: Acitretin Acne antibiotics Androgens Antiandrogens Antifungal drugs (Griseofulvin, Terbinafine, Azoles, Itraconazole, Fluconazole, Ketoconazole, Amphoteracin B, Flucytosine) Antihistimines Anti-malarial drugs Azathioprine Ciclosporin Clofazamin Colchicine Corticosteroids Cyclophosamide Dapsone Hydroxyurea Interferons Intravenous Immunoglobin Isotretinoin Methotrexate Nicotinamide Psoralens Sulphapydridine Thalidomide Section Two: Treatment in pregnancy and lactation Treatment in childhood Treatment in patients with kidney disease Treatment in patients with liver disease