Publication Year: 2016
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Burge, Susan; Matin, Rubeta; Wallis, Dinny
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
This second edition 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 analyzing clinical signs. Illustrated and in full color, it covers skin physiology, an overview of common skin conditions, and skin 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 tumors, and rheumatology. This second edition now includes a brand new chapter on skin and genetics, detailing this fast-growing and important area of dermatology, promoting good communication with a patient-centred and practical common-sense approach for trainees in dermatology, junior doctors, general practitioners, and medical students.