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Dermatology at a Glance

Chowdhury, Mahbub M. U. / Katugampola, Ruwani P. / Finlay, Andrew Y.

At a Glance


2. Auflage Oktober 2019
184 Seiten, Softcover

ISBN: 978-1-119-39261-3
John Wiley & Sons

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The field of Dermatology is expanding at a rapid pace -- new research findings and advanced treatment technologies have amplified the need for concise and up-to-date information on this dynamic area of medicine. Dermatology at a Glance provides medical students and trainees with a clear introduction to dermatological practice. This valuable resource covers essential components of dermatology, from patient consultation and basic procedures to advanced treatments of skin disorders. Illustrated with over 300 high-quality slides and full-colour photographs, this book is an ideal reference for those seeking to interview and examine patients, identify and diagnose skin diseases, and develop treatment plans.

Now in its second edition, Dermatology at a Glance offers revised coverage of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and presentations of various skin disorders, and examines central aspects of the British Association of Dermatologists core curriculum. New chapters on topics such as dermoscopy, diagnostic methods for lesions and rashes, cosmetic dermatology, and drug reactions reflect current research and practices.
* Perfect for revision and quick consultation with its highly visual approach
* Eight brand new chapters, including hidradenitis suppurativa, itch, and systemic and topical drugs
* Accompanied by a companion site featuring self-assessment resources and an image bank

Dermatology at a Glance is an indispensable resource for medical students, dermatology specialty and primary care trainees.

Preface to the Second Edition vii

Preface to the First Edition viii

About the Authors ix

Foreword x

Acknowledgements xi

List of Abbreviations xii

About the Companion Website xiv

Part 1 Principles of Dermatology 1

1 Evidence-Based Dermatology 2

2 Dermatology: The Best on the Web 4

3 Dermatology: Then and Now 6

4 How the Skin Works 8

5 The Burden of Skin Disease 10

Part 2 The Patient Consultation 13

6 Taking the History 14

7 How to Examine the Skin 16

8 Diagnostic Clues 18

Part 3 Basic Procedures 21

9 Surgical Basics 22

10 Key Procedures 24

11 Dermoscopy 26

Part 4 Treatments 31

12 Topical Therapy 32

13 Practical Special Management 36

14 Systemic Therapies 38

Part 5 Inflammatory Diseases 43

15 Psoriasis 44

16 Atopic Dermatitis 47

17 Acne and Teenage Skin 50

18 Hidradenitis Suppurativa 52

19 Common Inflammatory Diseases 54

Part 6 ER Dermatology 57

20 Acute Dermatology 58

21 Blistering Skin Diseases 60

22 Drug Reactions 64

Part 7 Skin Infections 67

23 Bacterial Infections 68

24 Viral Infections 70

25 Fungal Infections 72

26 Skin Infestations 74

27 Tropical Skin Diseases 76

Part 8 Specific Sites 79

28 The Red Face 80

29 Oral and Genital Disease 84

30 Nail and Hair Disease 86

Part 9 Specific Ages 89

31 The Newborn Infant 90

32 The Child with a Rash 92

33 Skin Problems in Pregnancy 94

34 Elderly Skin 96

Part 10 Skin Allergy 99

35 Cutaneous Allergy 100

36 The Working Hands 102

37 Urticaria 104

Part 11 Skin Tumours 107

38 Benign Skin Lesions 108

39 Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers 111

40 Malignant Melanoma 114

41 Other Malignant Skin Conditions 116

Part 12 Photodermatology 119

42 Pigmentation 120

43 Sun and Skin 122

44 Phototherapy 124

45 Photodermatoses 126

Part 13 Systemic Diseases 129

46 Skin Signs of Systemic Disease 130

47 Autoimmune Disease and Vasculitis 133

48 The Immunosuppressed Patient 136

Part 14 Miscellaneous Conditions 139

49 Psychodermatology 140

50 Pruritus 142

51 Cosmetic Dermatology 144

52 Skin Breakdown 147

53 Hereditary Skin Diseases 150


Clinical Picture Quiz 154

Clinical Picture Quiz Answers 162

References 166

Index 167
'It would be helpful to have on the shelf of your nurse's office or in your personal collection. If you are new to dermatology and on your journey to becoming a specialist nurse, I would very much recommend this book. For those of you like me who have worked for many years in this exciting field you will be sure to find new information on the less familiar topics you come across in your clinical setting. This book lays the foundations to equip nurses to move closer towards the status of "specialist nurse".' - Dermatological Nursing, Vol 18. No 4
Dr Mahbub Chowdhury, Consultant Dermatologist, Welsh Institute of Dermatology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.

Dr Ruwani Katugampola, Consultant Dermatologist, Welsh Institute of Dermatology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.

Professor Andrew Finlay, Professor of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK.

M. M. U. Chowdhury, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff; R. P. Katugampola, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff; A. Y. Finlay, Cardiff University School of Medicine