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.
The best-selling text has been completely revised and revitalised in this fifth edition, with the authors once again encouraging general practitioners, medical students, general physicians and early stage dermatology specialist trainees and interns to relish the unique challenge of diagnosing and treating skin conditions.Clinical Dermatology, 5th edition contains over 400 high quality pictures and diagrams combined with colourful phrases to illustrate and entertain as it teaches. The book has established a reputation as a way of learning and as an accessible guide to the subject for the aspiring specialist. Readers are guided through the maze that too often lies between the presenting skin complaint and its final diagnosis and treatment. The authors have skilfully crafted an easily read text with enough detail to clarify the subject, but not enough to obscure it.This fifth edition contains new chapters on non-invasive physical treatment and dermoscopy, and new material on cosmetic dermatology, surgical dermatology, the skin and the psyche, and dermatoses of non-Caucasian skin. The text throughout the book has been updated in line with developments in the science and practice of dermatology.... brilliantly succeeds in enticing you to look further. The writing is clear, and the joint British-American authorship avoids any parochial views. BMJ...a very well-presented book...an excellent aid for teaching. I recommend this book highly to individuals and departments. J Derm Treatment provides a good overview of the structure and function of the skin as well as a good foundation for learning dermatologywell organized and includes a chapter dedicated to skin signs of systemic disease which is not covered in the other dermatology primers. JAMA
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.