Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology by Susan BurgeOxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology by Susan Burge

Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology

bySusan Burge, Rubeta Matin, Dinny Wallis

Paperback | October 1, 2016

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This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology provides practical and accessible advice on how to reach a diagnosis or create a management plan when faced with patients with a range of skin conditions. Giving concise and clear guidance on investigation and treatment, this Handbook helps doctors adopt a step-by-step approach at the bedside to make sense of skin problems by analysing clinical signs. Illustrated and in full colour, it covers skin physiology, an overview of common skin conditions, andskin problems commonly seen in a broad range of specialities, from rheumatology to psychiatry, as well as children and the elderly. Now comprehensively updated with new clinical pictures, references, and extensively reworked chapters on skin in infancy and childhood, cutaneous reactions to drugs, skin tumours, and rheumatology. This second edition now includes a brand new chapter on skin and genetics, detailing this fast-growingand important area of dermatology, promoting good communication with a patient-centred and practical common-sense approach for trainees in dermatology, junior doctors, GPs, and medical students.
Susan Burge has longstanding interests in medical education and medical aspects of dermatology. Clinical interests: paediatric dermatology, psoriasis, rheumatological skin disease including cutaneous vasculitis, and cutaneous graft versus host disease. Previous roles: - 1999-2002 Director of Clinical Studies, University of Oxford - 20...
Title:Oxford Handbook of Medical DermatologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.03 inPublished:October 1, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198747926

ISBN - 13:9780198747925

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Table of Contents

1. Structure and function of the skin2. The history in dermatology3. Examination of the skin4. What is the diagnosis?5. Skin failure and emergency dermatology6. Bacterial and spirochaetal infections7. Viral and fungal infections8. Infestations and parasites9. Psoriasis10. Eczema and lichen planus11. Urticaria and erythema12. Pustular rashes13. Blisters14. Oral and genital mucosae15. Leg ulcers and lymphoedema16. Sun and skin17. Tumours18. Cutaneous reactions to drugs19. Skin and rheumatology20. Vasculitis21. Panniculitis22. Diabetes and endocrinology23. Skin and renal disease24. Skin and gastroenterology25. Skin and chest diseases26. Skin and haematology/oncology27. Skin and neurology28. Skin and psychiatry29. Skin in older people30. Skin and pregnancy31. Skin in infancy and childhood32. Skin and genetics33. Special tools and investigations34. Medical management35. Resources

Editorial Reviews

Review from previous edition: "Well designed ... portable and provides the basic foundation for diagnosing skin diseases ... Medical students will find this handbook useful. It is reasonably priced and offers a logical framework for deciphering and managing what can be a puzzling task for thenon-dermatologist confronted with a patient with an obvious skin disorder" --Doody's Notes September 2011 skin diseases ... oody's Notes