ABC of Dermatology


Author: Rachael Morris-Jones
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118520157
Category: Medical
Page: 240
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Preceded by: ABC of dermatology / edited by Paul K. Buxton, Rachael Morris-Jones. 5th ed. 2009.

ABC of Dermatology with CD-ROM


Author: Paul K. Buxton
Publisher: Tyndale House
ISBN: 9780727916969
Category: Medical
Page: 140
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This book has been extensdively revised, giving a concise overview of all the essentials of dermatology for non-dermatologists.

ABC of Dermatology


Author: Paul K. Buxton,Rachael Morris-Jones
Publisher: BMJ Books
ISBN: 1444312383
Category: Medical
Page: 224
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With over 250 full colour illustrations the new 5th edition of the bestselling ABC of Dermatology covers the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions for the non-dermatologist. It sets out the main types of clinical change that occur in and on the skin, and relates this to specific skin conditions and underlying pathological changes. It then summarises the relevant pathological processes, diagnostic features and learning points. The types of treatment are clearly differentiated - between those suitable for the patient to obtain ‘off the shelf’, on prescription, and in specialist units. The ABC of Dermatology provides the core knowledge of diagnosis and therapy of common conditions and the general principles of skin condition management. Including new chapters on drug rashes, connective tissue disease, skin tumours, practical procedures, laser treatments and a practical guide to dressings and bandages, this highly illustrated ABC is the perfect learning partner for GPs, GP registrars, junior doctors, medical students and primary care nurses.

ABC of Skin Cancer


Author: Sajjad Rajpar,Jerry Marsden
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444312502
Category: Medical
Page: 80
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The ABC of Skin Cancer is designed to boost GP confidence in the diagnosis and referral of skin cancer, focusing on differential diagnosis and common pitfalls. In line with the latest NICE guidelines in the UK, this book outlines best practice management in primary care, whilst also covering the Australian perspective on this cancer. Chapters on non-surgical treatment and prevention are also included. This new highly illustrated title in the successful ABC series provides a concise, factual and practical overview of skin cancers and pre-cancerous lesions for general practitioners, junior doctors and medical students.

ABC of Eyes


Author: Peng T. Khaw,Peter Shah,Andrew R. Elkington
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118687221
Category: Medical
Page: 104
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In the three years since the 3rd edition much has changed in the treatment of eye conditions. Glaucoma and macular degeneration, laser treatment compared with surgery, how to deal with refractive errors - all these will be described in detail and illustrated with newly commissioned drawings and photographs.

ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence


Author: Susan Bewley,Jan Welch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118482166
Category: Medical
Page: 136
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ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence is a practical guide for all health care professionals who are looking after abused individuals (whether knowingly or not) and who wish to learn more in order to help their patients. It employs a positive and hands on approach, emphasising simple history taking skills and clinical ‘tips’ and pitfalls to help demystify what is often considered a sensitive or difficult subject area. This new ABC title covers background and epidemiology, including: international and cultural perspectives, common presentations, how to identify abuse, and guidance on subsequent acute and longer-term medical and psychosocial interventions. It provides guidance on legal perspectives including documentation and sources of help and advice. While focusing mainly on women, it will also cover aspects relating to children and men. It also incorporates victim testimonies and case scenarios throughout. From a multidisciplinary team of contributors ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence is ideal for all general practitioners, accident and emergency, practice nurses, health visitors, midwives, social workers, and other primary and secondary care health care professionals.

Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology


Author: Susan Burge,Rubeta Matin,Dinny Wallis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191065137
Category: Medical
Page: 712
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This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology 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 analysing clinical signs. Illustrated and in full colour, 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 tumours, 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, GPs, and medical students.

Dermatology

An Illustrated Colour Text
Author: David Gawkrodger,Michael R Ardern-Jones
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702068543
Category: Medical
Page: 160
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Dermatology: An Illustrated Colour Text is an ideal resource for today’s medical student, hospital resident, specialty registrar in dermatology or internal medicine, specialist nurse or family doctor. It presents the subject as a series of two page ‘learning units’, each covering important aspects of clinical dermatology. These units use an unsurpassed collection of colour clinical photographs of all major dermatological conditions, concise yet comprehensive text and key point boxes to aid quick access to information and examination preparation. They incorporate summaries of the essential skin biology and associated basic sciences that underpin clinical practice, as well as advice on established and emerging dermatological treatments, reflecting the ever expanding use of technology. Guidance is also given to dermatological emergencies and to the most useful online resources for updates and further reference. Building on previous success, this sixth edition has been fully revised throughout. A major advance are the accompanying electronic materials making it a more complete and engaging resource than ever before. Bonus electronic content – including self-test flashcards, multiple-choice questions and a wealth of extra clinical images, to help prepare for examinations, check your understanding and hone your diagnostic skills New and enhanced coverage of key and emerging areas – including skin cancer, biologic therapies, psychodermatology, dermatologic surgery, cosmetic procedures, genital dermatoses, pregnancy eruptions, yeast-related skin conditions, contact dermatitis and patch testing New line drawings and photographs incorporated throughout to further improve clarity and ensure comprehensive visual coverage of important dermatological conditions

ABC of Kidney Disease


Author: David Goldsmith,Satish Jayawardene,Penny Ackland
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118493737
Category: Medical
Page: 112
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The ABC of Kidney Disease, Second Edition is a practical guide to the most common renal diseases to help healthcare professionals screen, identify, treat and refer renal patients appropriately and to provide the best possible care. Covering the common renal presentations in primary care this highly illustrated guide provides guidance on symptoms, signs and treatments, which tests to use, measures to prevent progression, and when and how to refer. Fully revised in accordance with current guidelines, it also includes organizational aspects of renal disease management, dialysis and transplantation. The appendices contain an explanatory glossary of renal terms, guidance on anaemia management and information on drug prescribing and interactions. The ABC of Kidney Disease, Second Edition is an ideal practical reference for GPs, GP registrars, junior doctors, medical students and for anyone working with patients with renal related conditions.

ABC of Burns


Author: Shehan Hettiaratchy,Remo Papini,Peter Dziewulski
Publisher: BMJ Books
ISBN: 9780727917874
Category: Medical
Page: 56
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Burns are one of the most devastating conditions encountered in medicine. The injuries affect people of all ages, both physically and psychologically, in the developed and the developing world. The correct management of burns needs a skilled multidisciplinary approach and this ABC provides an overview of the most important aspects of burn injuries for healthcare professionals. This ABC book offers a comprehensive yet accessible review of burn management. It introduces the range of burns that a GP may become involved in treating or having treated at hospital. From explanations of how burns happen, through to first aid applications, pre-hospital treatment, dressings, resuscitation and the management of deep dermal burns. It also looks at the subsequent management of burns through hyperalimentation and microbiological management, reconstruction and rehabilitation. A significant contribution to an important area of care: burns are the second most common cause of accidental death in children in the UK. Early treatment of burns is essential to avoid disablement: impact on lungs, infection and later need for plastic surgery can all be reduced by appropriate assessment and prompt treatment. Includes contributions from the UK, USA and Australia, and has a chaper on international disasters. Presented in a clear and concise manner with many illustrations, this book will appeal to a wide readership including medical students, nurses, hospital doctors, and general practitioners.

ABC of Stroke


Author: Jonathan Mant,Marion F. Walker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444397796
Category: Medical
Page: 72
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Stroke is the most common cause of adult disability and is of increasing importance within ageing populations. This brand new title in the ABC series covers the entire patient journey, from prevention through to long-term support. It includes primary prevention and management of risk factors for stroke and secondary prevention including pharmaceutical, lifestyle and surgical intervention. The general principles of stroke rehabilitation are also addressed as well as mobility, communication and psychological problems, as is stroke in younger people. It also covers long-term support for stroke survivors and their carers. This is an invaluable and practical guide to all aspects of stroke for both health care professionals and lay audiences. It is of particular relevance to general practitioners, junior doctors, nurses and therapists working with stroke patients and their carers, and to people with stroke and their families. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Dermoscopy

The Essentials: Expert Consult - Online and Print
Author: H. Peter Soyer,Giuseppe Argenziano,Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof,Iris Zalaudek
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 070204816X
Category: Medical
Page: 248
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Dermoscopy: The Essentials presents the practical guidance you need to master this highly effective, cheaper, and less invasive alternative to biopsy. Drs. Peter Soyer, Giuseppe Argenziano, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, and Iris Zalaudek explain all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting results. With approximately 50% new clinical and dermoscopic images, valuable pearls and checklists, and access to the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, you’ll have everything you need to diagnose earlier and more accurately. Avoid diagnostic pitfalls through pearls that explain how to accurately use dermoscopy and highlight common mistakes. Master all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting the results with easy-to-use "traffic light" systems and checklists for quick and effective learning. Diagnose more accurately using the expanded section on testing tools for extra guidance on difficult cases. Gain a better visual understanding with approximately 50% new clinical and dermoscopic images that depict the appearance of benign and malignant lesions and feature arrows and labels to highlight important manifestations.

ABC of Wound Healing


Author: Joseph E. Grey,Keith G. Harding
Publisher: BMJ Books
ISBN: 0727916955
Category: Medical
Page: 56
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This brand new title in the ABC series looks at the treatment and management of wounds and healing procedure - it's the perfect aid for students, nursing staff, hospital doctors and GPs. Covers the assessment, diagnosis and management of all wounds - from traumatic to chronic. Giving practical advice on dressings and devices used in the management of wounds.

ABC of Rheumatology


Author: Ade Adebajo,Lisa Dunkley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111879320X
Category: Medical
Page: 224
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ABC of Rheumatology continues to be a practical and informative guide to the assessment, treatment and management of common rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions within primary care. Fully updated to reflect developments in this fast growing field, the fifth edition covers overviews of all key areas of rheumatology, and includes new chapters on radiology and immunology, as well as expanded coverage on metabolic bone disease, chronic widespread pain, and complex regional pain syndrome. Featuring highly illustrated chapters, boxed summaries and links to further resources, ABC of Rheumatology is an accessible reference for all primary care health professional, general practitioners, family physicians, junior doctors, medical students and nurses.

VisualDx

Essential Pediatric Dermatology
Author: Craig N. Burkhart,Dean Morrell
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781605477701
Category: Medical
Page: 284
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VisualDx: Essential Pediatric Dermatology is the first of a series of printed companions to the VisualDx online decision support system. The book enables the clinician to read the fundamentals of common and serious pediatric skin diseases on the printed page, then search the online system to answer a clinical question at the point of care. Like the VisualDx online system, the book is organized by symptoms and other visual clues. Searching in this fashion will lead to precise, targeted, and patient-specific differential diagnoses. More than 500 full-color illustrations show variations of pediatric skin disorders in children of all skin colors.

ABC of Ear, Nose and Throat


Author: Harold S. Ludman,Patrick J. Bradley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470671351
Category: Medical
Page: 162
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The ABC of Ear, Nose and Throat is a long established best-selling guide to the management of common conditions of the Ears, Nose and Throat. It follows a symptomatic approach for evaluation and prioritisation of common presentations, and provides guidance on primary care assessment and management, and on when and why to refer for a specialist opinion. Fully revised to reflect the current practice of oto-rhino-laryngology and head and neck surgery, new chapters address the increasing specialization and improved understanding of the likely causes and specialist treatment for symptoms such as tinnitus, nasal discharge, nasal obstruction, facial plastic surgery, head and neck trauma and foreign bodies, and non-specialist assessment and examination. There is new content on rhinoplasty, pinnaplasty, non-melanoma skin tumours, thyroid disease and head and neck cancer, with many new full colour illustrations and algorithms throughout. The ABC of Ear, Nose and Throat, Sixth Edition is a practical reference book for GPs, junior doctors and primary care professionals. It is also an essential introduction to this specialty for medical and dental students, nursing students, audiologists, speech and language therapists, and healthcare practitioners who come into contact with patients suffering from ENT symptoms, or previously managed with hospital ENT specialist care.

Dermatology for Advanced Practice Clinicians


Author: Margaret Bobonich,Mary Nolen
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469889439
Category: Medical
Page: 496
View: 7152

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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.

Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology


Author: Susan Burge,Rubeta Matin,Dinny Wallis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198747926
Category: Medical
Page: 693
View: 6043

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This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology 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 colour, 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 tumours, 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, GPs, and medical students.