Clinical Dermatology

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Wiley, Dec 2, 2002 - Medical - 365 pages
The third edition of this bestselling text for the non-specialist provides a simple, common sense approach to the diagnosis and management of all the common skin diseases. The book also covers underlying pathological processes and the relationship between functional disturbances and recognizable physical signs.

With more than 500 high quality colour illustrations and an effective scheme to recognize primary skin lesions, this book clarifies educational points and clinical descriptions. This is the perfect reference text for anyone requiring a fundamental knowledge of dermatology, including undergraduate medical students, general practitioners, general physicians and trainee dermatologists.

This third edition includes new chapters on regional dermatology, laser therapy and topics such as ageing skin, sun sense, pigmented skin and HIV infection. There is an increased focus on evidence-based effective treatments and guidelines, and expanded coverage of the molecular understanding of skin diseases, and the comprehensive formulary has been completely updated.

New edition features:
*expanded coverage of the molecular understanding of many skin diseases
*more emphasis on evidence-based effective treatments and guidelines
*a new chapter on regional dermatology with sections on oral and genital disorders
*two new chapters covering medical and physical treatments
*new chapters on ageing skin, sun sense, the pigmented skin and HIV infection, and the rapidly growing field of lasers in dermatology

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