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Dermatology Skills for Primary Care

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The diagnosis and treatment of common dermatologic problems is a critical area of skill and knowledge for primary care physicians. According to the US Department of 1 Health and Human Services, patients present to their physicians a skin rash as their chief concern for nearly 12 million office visits each year. In 73% of these office visits, patients see their internist, family physician, or pediatrician. In this respect, astonishingly, primary care clinicians see far more skin disease in their offices than dermatologists. Dermatology Skills for Primary Care: An Illustrated Guide advances the targeted skill and knowledge base of primary care physicians, as well as the collaboration between dermatologists and primary care physicians, by its wise choice of organization, scope, and approach. Dermatology Skills for Primary Care: An Illustrated Guide by Drs. Trozak, Tennenhouse, and Russell is an important addition to the dermatology literature because it has been written collaboratively by a skilled dermatologist and two excellent academic family physicians. As such, the book superbly targets the depth and scope of needs of primary care practitioners in the field of dermatology.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Part I: Basic Skills
Specific History
Dermatologic Physical Examination
Indicated Supporting Diagnostic Data
Therapy
References for Part I
Part II: Papular, Papulosquamous, and Papulo-Vesicular Skin Lesions
Molluscum Contagiosum (Dimple Warts)
Verruca Vulgaris (Common Warts)
Seborrheic Dermatitis (Dandruff)
Pityriasis Rosea
Psoriasis Vulgaris
Lichen Planus
Miliaria Rubra (Prickly Heat)
Scabies
References for Part II
Part III: Epidermal, Dermal, and Epidermal/Dermal Lesions
Erythrasma
Tinea (Superficial Fungi, Dermatophytosis, Ringworm)
Urticaria (Urticaria Simplex, Common Hives)
Fixed Drug Eruption
Erysipelas/Cellulitis
Erythema Multiforme
References for Part III
Part IV: Epidermal and Dermal Lesions, Eczematous Lesions, and Atrophies
Lupus Erythematosus
Toxicodendron Dermatitis (Poison Oak, Poison Ivy, Poison Sumac; Also Known as Rhus Dermatitis)
Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema, Disseminated Neurodermatitis, Besnier's Prurigo)
Asteatotic Eczema (Xerosis, Xerotic Eczema, Eczema Craquelé, Eczema Cannalé, Eczema Hiemalis, Winter Itch)
Senile Purpura (Bateman's Purpura)
Striae Distensae (Striae Atrophicans, Striae Gravidarum, Stretch Marks)
References for Part IV
Part V: Pigmented, Pre-Malignant, and Common Malignant Skin Lesions
Seborrheic Keratosis (Old Age Spots, Liver Spots)
Ephelides (Freckles)
Lentigines
Melanocytic Nevi
Malignant Melanoma
Actinic Keratosis (Solar Keratosis)
Keratoacanthoma (Molluscum Sebaceum)
Common Skin Cancers
References for Part V
Part VI: Vesiculo-Bullous and Papulo-Pustular Disorders
Impetigo (Impetigo Contagiosa)
Herpes Simplex Recidivans (Herpes Labialis, Cold Sores, Fever Blisters, Herpes Genitalis)
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
Acne Vulgaris (Acne, Zits)
Rosacea (Acne Rosasea)
References for Part VI
Appendix A: Table of Primary Lesions and Related Disorders
Appendix B: Table of Secondary Lesions and Related Disorders
Color Photographs
Index

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From the reviews:
"...a good beginning dermatology book for primary care physicians wishing to increase their expertise in handling skin problems." -Weighted Numerical Score: 62 - 2 Stars!-Doody's Health Science Book Review Journal
"...use for clinical management and differential diagnosis."-Weighted Numerical Score: 62 - 2 Stars!-Doody's Health Science Book Review Journal
"Audience Family physicians or GPs with some expertise in dermatology seeking to confirm a diagnosis ... . This book would be most useful if you know what is on your patient's arm and you wish to read more about it." (W. R. Mooney, Canadian Family Physician, Vol. 53, June, 2007)
EAN: 9781617375989
ISBN: 1617375985
Untertitel: An Illustrated Guide. Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006. Previously published in hardcover. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Humana Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2010
Seitenanzahl: 472 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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