Dermatology Made Easy

Amanda Oakley

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Format: Ebook

Publication date: May 5, 2017

Pages: 438 pages

ISBN: 9781911510116 Related titles: , , ,

Other editions available: Paperback


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.

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.

in association with DermNet New Zealand /

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


Five-star Reviews:

Excellent resource "Great resource with pictures. I’m an ANP & this is useful for skin conditions when the patients are in the room or even when they’ve left to look up suitable terminology for writing notes. I work in a non teaching practice so I sometimes have to ‘google’ my way through consultations. This book really helps." Amazon reviewer

Valuable "It's a fabulous resource. I am a pharmacist and we are increasingly expected to respond to dermatology related signs and symptoms in community pharmacies as we rapidly become the first port of call for minor ailments. I use this book every day and have been able to confidently assess most skin conditions, using this well organised and easy to use book, and therefore suggest the best course of action, whether that be symptomatic treatment with a watch and wait approach or alternatively to see their GP." Amazon reviewer

Very satisfied "Very easy to find information about different skin conditions, written quite briefly and to the point with all the necessary knowledge one needs to deal with skin challenges." Amazon reviewer

This book is extremely useful and concise especially regarding Dermatological diagnosis "This is a superb book.
I have used the website DermNet New Zealand for a long time now.
This book is extremely useful and concise especially regarding Dermatological diagnosis." Amazon reviewer

Fantastic "Highly recommended for any ANP/ENPs out there" Amazon reviewer

Excellent & easy to use text book "Essential reading for any health care professional interested in dermatology. An excellent and easy to use resource." Amazon reviewer

Truly a tour-de-force "I am truly gobsmacked by the amount of effort that would have gone into putting a book like this together.
That the author did a remarkable job goes without saying; that she did it while doing a million other things is more or less the Amanda we have all come around to expecting; but the fact that she did this alone is what is so truly mind blowing.
I had to use it yesterday and was amazed at the logic that has gone into organising the book." Amazon reviewer

Fantastic book "Loved the website as my go to dermatology resource, and the book provides the same great info with plenty of useful pictures." Amazon reviewer

Good text book "Very good book with lots of pictures of various skin conditions. Also it is considerably cheaper than most dermatology books." Amazon reviewer

Good read for the subject "Very clear explanations" Amazon reviewer

Simple as the name says "Good book from the founder of DermnetNZ, Professor Amanda Oakley. The layout is simple and picyures are very good. Good value for money" Amazon reviewer

Five Stars "like the website - knowledgable /easy learning and full of good photos" Amazon reviewer

Lovely and useful "Great book" Amazon reviewer

Five Stars "love this book. Great illustrations" Amazon reviewer

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