Contact Dermatitis by Jeanne Duus JohansenContact Dermatitis by Jeanne Duus Johansen

Contact Dermatitis

byJeanne Duus JohansenEditorPeter J. Frosch, Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin

Hardcover | October 22, 2010

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The fifth edition delivers up-to-date coverage of every conceivable aspect in modern-day management of contact dermatitis. Leading experts have thoroughly updated the previous edition, while adding new chapters on genetics, the skin barrier, respiratory symptoms to chemicals and an extensive section on prevention. Both irritant and allergic contact dermatitis are covered with special emphasis on immunological mechanisms, molecular aspects of sensitizers, atypical clinical forms, reactions to medicaments, occupational and environmental aspects. The comprehensive yet approachable text is supplemented by numerous color illustrations and tables. Core messages and case reports highlight the most important information and help in gaining better understanding of the topic and greater competence in daily practice. An extensive dictionary of allergens gives quick access to specific information.
Title:Contact DermatitisFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1262 pagesPublished:October 22, 2010Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642038263

ISBN - 13:9783642038266

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Table of Contents

Basic Features.- Pathology.- Dermatotoxicology.- Clinical Features.- Diagnostic Tests.- Allergic Contact Dermatitis Related to Specific Exposures.- Therapy, Rehabilitation and Prevention.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews of the fourth edition: "The very fact that now the 4th edition of Contact dermatitis has been edited gives unambiguous evidence of its highly acknowledged usefulness . . this book is worth each of the 214? that it costs in Germany. In my personal opinion it is the most up-to-date and comprehensive textbook on contact dermatitis currently available. Therefore, I am convinced that it will rapidly become indispensable for all physicians with more than a superficial interest in contact dermatitis, in clinical practice as well as in research." (Jochen Brasch, Archives of Dermatological Research, Vol. 298, 2006)"The 4th edition of Contact Dermatitis is a comprehensive textbook covering every conceivable aspect of irritant and allergic contact dermatitis. . The 92 contributors to this book are all well-known experts in their specialist field of contact dermatitis. . Furthermore, a CD-ROM is provided, containing all the clinical photographs and important diagrams, for the reader to use for teaching purposes. With this textbook any reader should be able to understand the modern-day management of contact dermatitis." (Marléne Isaksson, Acta Dermato-Venereologica, Vol. 87, 2007)From the reviews of the fifth edition:"This is an update of a comprehensive review of contact dermatitis. . Practitioners or residents in the field of dermatology are the intended audience. The authors are renowned authorities in the field. . a useful and comprehensive reference for the field of contact dermatitis and makes a valuable addition to the library of any dermatologist interested in this area. It is one of the most complete and up-to-date books on this subject available today." (Renata H. Mullen, Doody's Review Service, March, 2011)