The Handbook of Dermatology consolidates the essential information required for best-practice patient care into one pocket-sized volume. This indispensable reference guide enables practicing and prospective dermatologists to easily look up information on a wide range of dermatological diseases and quickly access the algorithms, protocols, guidelines, and staging and scoring systems that are vital to both clinical practice and exam success. Written and edited by former residents and attending physicians, the Handbook contains up-to-date information on general dermatology, surgery, and therapeutics.
Because dermatology is a complex visual specialty that mixes medical and surgical approaches to management, trainees need fast access to a wide range of material. This concise new reference uses tables, algorithms, protocols, guidelines, and staging and scoring systems to present succinct guidance on best-practice patient care. Structured around three components -- medical, surgical, and pharmacological -- the book consolidates the core Board exam information residents most often look up.Handbook of Dermatology: A Practical Manual was road-tested as it was developed to ensure usefulness for dermatology residents, dermatologists, and family physicians.