Cosmetic Dermatology

Author: Murad Alam
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702031437
Size: 11.91 MB
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"This title in the Requisites in Dermatology series is the perfect resource for quick reference and rapid review in cosmetic dermatology. It succinctly presents all of the most essential clinical and foundational knowledge you need for certification, recertification, or practice. An extremely user-friendly full-color format, replete with full-color clinical photographs and other pertinent illustrations, makes it easy to locate and read up on any topic. Plus, full-text online access lets you consult the book from any computer, download all of the images, watch online lectures, and more." --Book Jacket.

Dermatology Visual Recognition And Case Reviews

Author: Christine J. Ko
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323375324
Size: 56.78 MB
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Designed for dermatologists, dermatopathologists, and trainees of all levels, Dermatology: Visual Recognition and Case Reviews is a brand-new resource that aims to maximize your skill at recognizing diseases by visual presentation. Its unique dedication to rich images enhances your learning experience, ability to understand and visualize key concepts, and retention of information, while case reviews offer examples of the framework that can be used when approaching a patient. Concise text allows the focus to be placed on images, maximizing your ability to recognize diseases by visual presentation to better prepare you for day-to-day clinic, certification and maintenance exams. Arranged by patterns of skin disease (e.g. diffuse vs. localized, patterned), with clues (e.g. islands of sparing, nail changes) to different diagnoses and emphasis on the correlation between clinical and microscopic findings. Key difference pages for each section/subsection enable you to quickly compare and contrast different diseases that can look similar but are distinguishable. Case reviews hone in on specifics when evaluating a patient. Boasts high-quality clinical and pathological images for nearly all entities, plus useful body schematic shows likely distribution areas. Features differential diagnosis of particular presentations.

Common Contact Allergens

Author: John McFadden
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119405661
Size: 66.37 MB
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How to diagnose allergic contact dermatitis, perform and interpret patch tests, and select the best treatment options Written for a broad range of dermatologic professionals, Common Contact Allergens is a straightforward and useful guide that bridges the gap between detailed reference texts and basic handbooks on contact allergy, making it an ideal addition to general dermatology practices for practical use in the office. The first section of the book leads practitioners through the steps necessary to effectively and accurately perform patch testing. This covers basic immunological knowledge, various ways in which contact allergy can present, patch test techniques, and how to diagnose allergic contact dermatitis. Giving attention to all standard allergens, the second section offers an overview of the current literature on each, with detailed analysis on determining the clinical relevance of a positive patch test reaction. This convenient companion: Offers universally applicable guidance on when and how to perform patch testing, as well as how to interpret test reactions and arrive at accurate diagnoses Characterizes allergens from the Standard ‘Baseline’ Series, the International Series, and the T.R.U.E. Test Series Profiles allergens such as metals, fragrances, medicaments, rubber chemicals, plant chemicals, hair and clothing dyes, excipients, and resins Contains case reports, clinical images, patch test tips, and more Features color-coded exposure templates for easy consultation Provides key pointers on how to take patient histories and handle challenging cases Introduces new concepts such as ‘microhistory’ and ‘microexamination’ Allows access to online supplementary material featuring CAS numbers, toxicology, immunology, prevalence rates, chemical structures, additional case reports, and more Common Contact Allergens is a valuable reference tool for trainee and practicing general dermatologists, dermatology nurses, occupational health physicians, allergists, and other medical professionals with an interest in dermatology.

Imaging In Dermatology

Author: Michael R. Hamblin
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128028599
Size: 75.19 MB
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Imaging in Dermatology covers a large number of topics in dermatological imaging, the use of lasers in dermatology studies, and the implications of using these technologies in research. Written by the experts working in these exciting fields, the book explicitly addresses not only current applications of nanotechnology, but also discusses future trends of these ever-growing and rapidly changing fields, providing clinicians and researchers with a clear understanding of the advantages and challenges of laser and imaging technologies in skin medicine today, along with the cellular and molecular effects of these technologies. Outlines the fundamentals of imaging and lasers for dermatology in clinical and research settings Provides knowledge of current and future applications of dermatological imaging and lasers Coherently structured book written by the experts working in the fields covered

Complementary And Alternative Medicine Breakthroughs In Research And Practice

Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522570403
Size: 63.42 MB
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The diagnosis and treatment of disease is a primary concern for health professionals and all of society. With the growing use of alternative medicine, patients can receive a wider scope of potential treatment options. Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is a critical reference source for the latest research findings on the application of complementary and alternative medicine in the prevention and treatment of numerous diseases. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as herbal remedies, antioxidants, and functional foods, this book is an ideal reference source for medical practitioners, medical professionals, and researchers interested in emerging trends in alternative medicinal practices.

Vasculitis

Author: Gene V. Ball
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198570196
Size: 56.11 MB
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This new, second edition textbook provides a comprehensive review of vasculitis--a fascinating array of life-threatening and minor conditions caused by inflammatory syndromes and diseases that affect the blood vessels. It brings together concepts from both the biological and clinical aspects of vasculitis. Research in clinical immunology now invigorates the entire area of vasculitis, and shapes a rational approach to pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment, which is the substance of this text. Over 40 chapters cover known vasculitis conditions, and are illustrated with numerous full-color photographs of clinical and pathologic findings, diagrams, and tables. New chapters include the pathology of vasculitis, autoantibodies, animal models of vasculitis, and PET scanning. Separate sections are devoted to basic science, clinical manifestations commonly seen in vasculitis, imaging and percutaneous interventions, individual diseases and syndromes as well as conditions which can mimic vasculitis. The authors have been chosen based on their unique experiences with vasculitic conditions. Many of the conditions are rare, and it is the exceptional clinician who has much experience with more than a few of these; thus, drawing upon authors from all over the world has enabled the editors to provide informed discussions of all of them.

Dermatology At A Glance

Author: Mahbub M. U. Chowdhury
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118518438
Size: 37.34 MB
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Highly Commended at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 Pre-publication review: “This was the first decent book I've seen that adds good clinical advice on assessing and managing a dermatology patient. It functions not only as a clinical reference, but as a genuine replacement for any missed experience on the dermatology ward. [...] this will be a valuable text to clinical medical students seeking greater exposure. One particular highlight is the clinical photos, very well done.” Dermatology Year 3 Registrar Following the familiar and easy-to-use at a Glance format, this brand new title provides a highly illustrated and accessible introduction to the structure and function of skin. It is the ideal guide for any medical student required to interview and examine patients, identify skin diseases, and develop a differential diagnosis and a treatment plan. Each chapter covers the epidemiology and pathogenesis of the disease, as well as presentations likely to be encountered in both clinical practice and exams. Dermatology at a Glance: Is comprehensively illustrated throughout with over 300 high quality colour slides and photographs Covers the key aspects of the British Association of Dermatologists core curriculum Includes ‘Key points’ and ‘Warnings’ Features a self-assessment ‘picture quiz’ to help test learning and recognition, in preparation for dermatology tests Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/dermatology featuring self-assessment case studies, key point revision documents, and an image bank from the book. The descriptive diagrams and photographs, coupled with clear explanations, will help all medical students and health professionals get to grips with the identification and treatment of all of the most common skin diseases.

Understanding Pathophysiology

Author: Sue E. Huether
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323007917
Size: 38.53 MB
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Thoroughly revised and updated, UNDERSTANDING PATHOPHYSIOLOGY provides the basic concepts of pathophysiology and the most current understanding of human disease in an easy-to-read, consistent format. It explains clearly why changes in cells and organs occur and how these changes are related to the clinical manifestations of disease. Enhancements include highlighted information on health alerts, risk factors, laboratory tests, treatments, a beautiful new full-color design throughout, and a FREE CD Companion inside each [email protected]: (Includes FREE CD-ROM and MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/Huether/)