Infectious Diseases of the Skin

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Elston, Dirk M.

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 978-1-84-076107-8

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This book aims to provide a pictorial guide to the diagnosis of common bacterial, fungal, and viral skin infections, as well as recognition of arthropods of medical importance.

Infections remain the leading cause of death worldwide and as new antibiotics are developed organisms develop mechanisms of resistance. Successful treatment of skin infections relies on accurate and swift diagnosis and visual inspection remains the most important means to that end.

The text is divided into chapters by class of organism, and in each chapter by clinical entity. It will be of lasting value to dermatologists in practice and training, and to general physicians/practitioners interested in dermatology.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: CRC Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Elston, Dirk M.
ISBN: 978-1-84-076107-8
Specialty:
Dermatology
Internal Medicine
Infectious Diseases
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 160
Illustrations: 397
Year: 2009

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