Dermatology Made Easy

Dermatology Made Easy

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From reviews:
"... easy to read and informative. One cannot emphasise enough
the quality and comprehensive nature of the photographic content....

My overall impression of this textbook is one of excellence
in dealing with all aspects of medical dermatology. The book is impressive and
the photographic illustration second to none ....

As someone who was interested in dermatology even as a
medical student my only regret is that this book was not around when I was a
student as it would have very adequately guided me into my beloved
subspecialty.

... remarkably good value. The book more than exceeds the
requirements of any medical student but I suspect will be mainly useful for
general practitioners and nurse practitioners with an interest in medical
dermatology. I have little doubt that this will be a highly successful textbook
given the popularity of the New Zealand dermatology website and the excellence
of the clinical photography."

Ulster Med J 2017;86(3):1-1.


"The
introduction outlines dermatological conditions by symptom, morphology and body
site, providing an excellent index prior to delving into greater detail in the
following chapters. The logical approach and level of detail make this text
perfect for medical students, interns/residents, primary care physicians and other
specialists who wish to quickly identify differential diagnoses or refresh
their knowledge of dermatological conditions." A Lecturer in Dermatology




Dermatology Made Easy
is based on the hugely popular DermNet New Zealand website and is designed to
help GPs, medical students and dermatologists diagnose skin conditions with
confidence.


The book starts by providing a series of comprehensive
tables, complete with over 500 thumbnail photos, to aid diagnosis according to
symptoms, morphology, or body site. Once you have narrowed down the diagnosis,
cross-references then guide you to more detailed descriptions, and another 700
photographs, covering:


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common infections


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inflammatory rashes


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non-inflammatory conditions


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skin lesions


Every section provides consistent information on the
disorder:


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who gets it and what causes it?


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what are the clinical features and does it cause
any complications?


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how do you diagnose it?


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how do you treat it and how long does it take to
resolve?


The book concludes with a comprehensive section on further
investigations and treatment options.


Dermatology Made Easy
combines the essential focus of the Made
Easy book series with the authority and knowledge base of DermNet New
Zealand's unparalleled resources.


Printed in full colour throughout.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 438 pages
  • 172 x 244 x 25mm | 1,115.84g
  • Bloxham, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1907904824
  • 9781907904820
  • 8,850

Table of contents

Terminology


Chapter
1 Differential diagnosis

1.1 Introduction; Diagnostic
algorithms: 1.2 By symptoms; 1.3 By morphology; 1.4 By body site







Chapter
2 Infections

2.1
Bacteria; 2.2 Fungi; 2.3 Viruses; 2.4 Arthropods







Chapter
3 Inflammatory rashes

3.1
Acne; 3.2 Bullous pemphigoid; 3.3 Chilblains; 3.4 Cutaneous lupus erythematosus;
3.5 Drug eruptions; 3.6 Dermatitis/eczema; 3.7 Erythema multiforme; 3.8
Erythroderma; 3.9 Granuloma annulare; 3.10 Hidradenitis suppurativa ; 3.11
Lichen planus ; 3.12 Lichen sclerosus ; 3.13 Mouth ulcers; 3.14
Panniculitis; 3.15 Periorificial dermatitis; 3.16 Photosensitivity; 3.17
Polymorphic light eruption; 3.18 Vulval pruritus; 3.19 Psoriasis; 3.20 Rosacea ;
3.21 Transient acantholytic dermatosis; 3.22 Urticaria; 3.23 Vasculitis: cutaneous




Chapter
4 Non-inflammatory conditions

4.1
Alopecia areata; 4.2 Dry skin; 4.3 Excessive hair; 4.4 Hair loss; 4.5
Hyperhidrosis; 4.6 Keratosis pilaris; 4.7 Melasma; 4.8 Pigmentation disorders; 4.9
Post-inflammatory pigmentation; 4.10 Vitiligo





Chapter
5 Skin lesions

5.1
Actinic cheilitis; 5.2 Actinic keratosis; 5.3 Ageing skin; 5.4 Basal cell
carcinoma; 5.5 Cysts; 5.6 Dermatofibroma; 5.7 Intraepidermal squamous cell
carcinoma; 5.8 Lentigo; 5.9 Melanoma; 5.10 Moles; 5.11 Seborrhoeic keratoses; 5.12
Squamous cell carcinoma - cutaneous; 5.13 Vascular lesions





Chapter
6 Investigations and treatments

6.1 Dermatological investigations: general;
6.2 Skin biopsy; 6.3 Interpreting dermatopathology reports; 6.4 Treatments:
introduction; 6.5 Topical formulations; 6.6 Emollients and moisturisers; 6.7
Topical steroids; 6.8 Other topical drugs; 6.9 Tetracyclines; 6.10 Systemic
steroids; 6.11 Other oral drugs; 6.12 Methotrexate, azathioprine, ciclosporin
monitoring; 6.13 Isotretinoin; 6.14 Physical treatments; 6.15 Role of surgery
in skin disease


Index
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