ABC of Dermatology

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  • Publish Date: 2014-07-11
With over 450 full colour images, ABC of Dermatology is a practical guide to identification, recognition, treatment and management of common dermatological conditions encountered within primary care, walk-in centres, and the emergency room and within patients admitted to hospital with medical/surgical conditions. Fully updated with new developments and treatments, this sixth edition provides expanded coverage of psoriasis, eczema, inflammatory dermatoses and drug photosensitivity. It also includes improved coverage of the management of onychomycosis, scabies and lice, and hair and scalp, and new content on biological treatments, lymphoedema, community acquired MRSA, pityriasis rosea, immune reconstitution syndrome and antifungal drugs. ABC of Dermatology is the ideal learning partner and resource for GPs, family physicians, junior doctors, medical students and primary care health professionals.
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Publish DateJul 11, 2014
Table Of Content

List of Contributors vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgements xi

1 Introduction 1
Rachael Morris-Jones

2 Psoriasis 11
Rachael Morris-Jones

3 Management of Psoriasis 18
Rachael Morris-Jones

4 Eczema (Dermatitis) 26
Rachael Morris-Jones

5 Urticaria and Angio-oedema 38
Rachael Morris-Jones

6 Skin and Photosensitivity 42
Rachael Morris-Jones

7 Drug Rashes 48
Sarah Walsh

8 Immunobullous and Other Blistering Disorders 55
Rachael Morris-Jones

9 Connective Tissue Disease Vasculitis and Related Disorders 62
Rachael Morris-Jones

10 The Skin and Systemic Disease 70
Rachael Morris-Jones

11 Leg Ulcers 82
Rachael Morris-Jones

12 Acne and Rosacea 89
Rachael Morris-Jones

13 Bacterial Infections 97
Rachael Morris-Jones

14 Viral Infections 105
Rachael Morris-Jones

15 HIV and the Skin 114
Rachael Morris-Jones

16 Fungal Infections 121
Rachael Morris-Jones

17 Insect Bites and Infestations 128
Rachael Morris-Jones

18 Tropical Dermatology 135
Rachael Morris-Jones

19 Hair and Scalp 144
Kapil Bhargava and David Fenton

20 Diseases of the Nails 151
David de Berker

21 Benign Skin Tumours 161
Rachael Morris-Jones

22 Premalignant and Malignant 172
Rachael Morris-Jones

23 Practical Procedures and Skin Surgery 183
Raj Mallipeddi

24 Lasers Intense Pulsed Light and PhotodynamicTherapy 191
Alun V. Evans

25 Wound Management and Bandaging 197
Bernadette Byrne

26 Formulary 212
Karen Watson

Index 221

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