Dermatology for Advanced Practice Clinicians offers a practical approach to the care of common dermatosis. It comprehensively covers the basic science of lesion morphology and key diagnostic skills for exams. Chapters on common skin diseases walk you through everything you need to know, from the basic pathophysiology of the disease to epidemiology, common clinical presentations, diagnostics, differential diagnoses, management, complications, follow up, patient education, the need for referral or consultations, resources, and ICD-10 codes. A Special Considerations section addresses the unique needs of specific patient populations, such as pediatrics, geriatrics, and pregnancy.
Substantially revised and updated, this practical, lavishly illustrated atlas now makes it easier than ever for clinicians at all levels of experience to arrive at an accurate diagnosis for both common and rare genital dermatologic lesions. Genital Dermatology Atlas and Manual, Third Edition, features almost 500 new photographs, an easy-to-use diagnostic approach, and expanded sections on clinical descriptions, pathophysiology, and treatment. Illustrations are arranged by appearance for rapid identification - even for conditions never previously encountered. Features: -Arranges core chapters by disease presentation, including patches and plaques, papules and nodules, and ulcers. -Includes variable morphologies, making it easier to arrive at a correct diagnosis even when encountering an atypical appearance of a common condition. -Features chapters on special issues such as symptoms (itching and pain), immunosuppression, and pediatric, psychologic, and geriatric aspects of genital conditions. -Offers increased information on diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, as well as patient handouts suitable for copying and distribution. -Ideal for any clinician who sees men and women with disorders of the external genitalia, including dermatologists, gynecologists, urologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and physician assistants. Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: -The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offline -Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks -Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design -The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
This popular Manual is a practical, accessible guide to the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders. The book concisely but thoroughly outlines the pathophysiology, symptoms, clinical findings, assessment, and therapy of each disease and offers detailed guidelines for choosing among therapeutic options. Also included are step-by-step instructions for operative procedures and diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. Integrated formulary provides information on medications and other products used in dermatology, including pharmacology and dosage. Features include: 180 colorful illustrations New chapters on: Dermatofibroma, Fungal infections, Granuloma Annulare, Lentigo, Melsama, Perioral dermatitis, Perleche, Seborrheic Keratosis New procedures: punch biopsy, shave biopsy, excisional biopsy Current therapeutic recommendations and disease management guidelines Diagnostic procedures and surgical and photobiologic techniques are provided in both theoretical and practical terms
Preserve function and restore appearance by understanding the whys and the hows of the best surgical repairs for facial reconstruction! Written by Dr. Andrew J. Kaufman, Practical Facial Reconstruction: Theory and Practice teaches a systematic approach for successful surgical management of facial defects. Comprehensive and invaluable, this practical reference expertly helps you develop an approach to facial reconstruction that is applicable to not only the cases presented in this book but also most defects that one might encounter in their surgical practice. The goal is to choose the best repair for a particular situation, dependent upon the patient, the location and the surgical defect. In addition to repair selection and design, the book teaches the practical technique of facial reconstruction, in particular helping to demystify some of the more complex or intimidating facial repair procedures. Key Features: - Helps you accomplish both functional and aesthetic goals, guiding you through the thought process of how to determine the best repair for a specific surgical defect in a particular location and patient, and why it is preferred over other options. - Uses a concise, step-by-step approach that leads you expertly through several techniques for each facial region. Bulleted key points highlight indispensable teaching details in each example. - Features clinical images, artist illustrations, and the author?s pearls for each repair. - Includes examples of second intention healing, side-to-side repair, grafts, and various advancement, rotation, transposition and island flaps. For more complex repairs, such as bilobed transposition flaps, helical rim advancement flaps and paramedian forehead flaps, a step-by-step approach helps teach readers the intricasies of these more difficult repairs. - Enhances your surgical flexibility, creativity, and expertise by providing a simplified, unique approach to facial reconstruction from a master surgeon in the field. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like: - Complete content with enhanced navigation - Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web - Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation - Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text - Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues - Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use