Dermatology

Dermatology

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A very well written introductory dermatology text with excellent clinical photographs and diagrams. We would highly recommend this for those wishing to grasp the basic concepts in dermatology. British Journal of Dermatology Dermatology Lecture Notes presents an accessible overview of skin structure and function, along with the practical aspects of disease management. Now in its 11th edition, it has been thoroughly updated to focus on recent advances in the knowledge of skin diseases and their treatment. It combines readability with high quality illustrations, and is the ideal guide for new comers to the specialty as well as those more advanced in their studies. Key features include: An overview of the basics of skin structure and function, as well as practical aspects of disease management Excellent clinical photographs, diagrams and histological images Newly expanded and updated sections on benign skin tumours, viruses, emergency dermatology (skin failure in particular) and vascular disorders Includes a companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/dermatology featuring self-assessment and case studies With beautiful colour artwork throughout, Dermatology Lecture Notes includes a glossary of dermatological terms, and provides an excellent balance between theory and clinical relevance.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 170 x 244 x 25mm | 442g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 11th Edition
  • illustrations
  • 1118887778
  • 9781118887776
  • 345,814

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DERMATOLOGY Lecture Notes 11th Edition

Praise for the previous edition:

"A very well written introductory dermatology text with excellent clinical photographs and diagrams. We would highly recommend this for those wishing to grasp the basic concepts in dermatology."

British Journal of Dermatology

The Lecture Notes series provide concise, yet thorough, introductions to core areas of the undergraduate curriculum, covering both the basic science and the clinical approaches that all medical students and junior doctors need to know.

For more information on all titles in the Lecture Notes series, please visit www.lecturenoteseries.com

Dermatology Lecture Notes presents an accessible overview of skin structure and function, along with the practical aspects of disease management. Now in its 11th edition, it has been thoroughly updated to focus on recent advances in the knowledge of skin diseases and their treatment. It combines readability with high-quality illustrations, and is the ideal guide both for newcomers to the specialty and for those more advanced in their studies.

Key features include: An overview of the basics of skin structure and function, as well as practical aspects of disease management Excellent clinical photographs, diagrams and histological images Newly expanded and updated sections on benign skin tumours, viruses, emergency dermatology (skin failure in particular) and vascular disorders

With beautiful colour artwork throughout, Dermatology Lecture Notes includes a glossary of dermatological terms and provides an excellent balance between theory and clinical relevance.

Companion Website

Includes a companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/dermatology featuring self-assessment and case studies
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Table of contents

Preface, vi Acknowledgements, vii About the companion website, viii 1 Structure and function of the skin, hair and nails, 1 2 Approach to the diagnosis of dermatological disease, 10 3 Emergency dermatology, 20 4 Bacterial and viral infections, 24 5 Fungal infections, 35 6 Ectoparasite infections, 44 7 Acne, acneiform eruptions and rosacea, 54 8 Eczema, 63 9 Psoriasis, 73 10 Benign and malignant skin tumours, 83 11 Naevi, 99 12 Inherited disorders, 106 13 Pigmentary disorders, 114 14 Disorders of the hair and nails, 119 15 Bullous disorders, 127 16 Miscellaneous erythematous and papulosquamous disorders, and light ]induced skin diseases, 137 17 Vascular disorders, 149 18 Connective tissue diseases, 156 19 Pruritus, 164 20 Systemic disease and the skin, 169 21 Skin and the psyche, 178 22 Cutaneous drug reactions, 183 23 Treatment of skin disease, 189 Glossary of dermatological terms, 197 Index, 202
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About Robin Graham-Brown

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