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Dermatology Made Easy

By Amanda Oakley

Paperback
May 2017 , 438 pp
ISBN 9781907904820
Price: £29.99, $39.99

DermNet New Zealand is the world’s most visited dermatology website with over 4 million page views and 2 million unique visits every month. It is used by family doctors, dermatologists, medical trainees and students worldwide.

Dermatology Made Easy is based on the most popular topics from DermNet NZ's vast array of material.  The book combines the essential focus of the ‘Made Easy’ book series with the authority and knowledge base of DermNet NZ's unparalleled resources. 

The result is a book that helps the reader diagnose, test and treat conditions quickly and accurately. It is a concise overview of the common dermatological conditions most likely to present in general medicine.

Dermatology Made Easy is essential reading for family doctors worldwide and will also have a substantial market amongst medical trainees, students and other healthcare professionals who need to diagnose dermatological conditions.

Printed in full colour throughout.

Published in association with DermNet New Zealand / www.dermnetnz.org

Terminology

Chapter 1  Differential diagnosis
1.1 Introduction; Diagnostic algorithms: 1.2 By symptoms; 1.3 By morphology; 1.4 By body site 


Chapter 2  Infections
2.1 Bacteria; 2.2 Fungi; 2.3 Viruses; 2.4 Arthropods 


Chapter 3  Inflammatory rashes
3.1 Acne; 3.2 Bullous pemphigoid; 3.3 Chilblains; 3.4 Cutaneous lupus erythematosus; 3.5 Drug eruptions; 3.6 Dermatitis/eczema; 3.7 Erythema multiforme; 3.8 Erythroderma; 3.9 Granuloma annulare; 3.10 Hidradenitis suppurativa ; 3.11 Lichen planus ; 3.12 Lichen sclerosus ; 3.13 Mouth ulcers; 3.14 Panniculitis; 3.15 Periorificial dermatitis; 3.16 Photosensitivity; 3.17 Polymorphic light eruption; 3.18 Vulval pruritus; 3.19 Psoriasis; 3.20 Rosacea ; 3.21 Transient acantholytic dermatosis; 3.22 Urticaria; 3.23  Vasculitis: cutaneous

Chapter 4  Non-inflammatory conditions
4.1 Alopecia areata; 4.2 Dry skin; 4.3 Excessive hair; 4.4 Hair loss; 4.5 Hyperhidrosis; 4.6 Keratosis pilaris; 4.7 Melasma; 4.8 Pigmentation disorders; 4.9 Post-inflammatory pigmentation; 4.10 Vitiligo

Chapter 5  Skin lesions
5.1 Actinic cheilitis; 5.2 Actinic keratosis; 5.3 Ageing skin; 5.4 Basal cell carcinoma; 5.5 Cysts; 5.6 Dermatofibroma; 5.7 Intraepidermal squamous cell carcinoma; 5.8 Lentigo; 5.9 Melanoma; 5.10 Moles; 5.11 Seborrhoeic keratoses; 5.12 Squamous cell carcinoma – cutaneous; 5.13 Vascular lesions


Chapter 6  Investigations and treatments
6.1 Dermatological investigations: general; 6.2 Skin biopsy; 6.3 Interpreting dermatopathology reports; 6.4 Treatments: introduction; 6.5 Topical formulations; 6.6 Emollients and moisturisers; 6.7 Topical steroids; 6.8 Other topical drugs; 6.9 Tetracyclines; 6.10 Systemic steroids; 6.11 Other oral drugs; 6.12 Methotrexate, azathioprine, ciclosporin monitoring; 6.13 Isotretinoin; 6.14 Physical treatments; 6.15 Role of surgery in skin disease

Index

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