Emerging Nanotechnologies in Immunology

The Design, Applications and Toxicology of Nanopharmaceuticals and Nanovaccines
Author: Ranjita Shegokar,Eliana B. Souto
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 0323401139
Category: Medical
Page: 290
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Emerging Nanotechnologies in Immunology: The Design, Applications and Toxicology of Nanopharmaceuticals and Nanovaccines aims to deliver a systematic and comprehensive review of data concerning the nature of interaction and nano-related risks between the nanopharmaceuticals currently in the pipeline of S&T development for skin, ocular and nasal drug delivery, including absorption, toxicity, and the ability to distribute after systemic exposure. The book's contributors address a representative set of the broad spectrum of nanopharmaceutics presently being used, including cationic lipid nanoparticles, polymeric PLGA, PLA nanoparticles, biomacromolecules-based nanoparticles, and other scaffolds tissue-engineered skin substitutes. In addition, regulation and risk are also covered since the safety of these nanopharmaceuticals still represents a barrier to their wide and innovative use. Provides a thorough knowledge of the safety aspects of nanopharmaceuticals currently under research Focuses on the characterization and quantification of nanopharmaceutics to allow readers to understand the correlation between the nature of the materials and their potential nanotoxicological effects Includes a thorough overview of legal and regulatory aspects and a discussion of the ethical issues related to the R&D of nanopharmaceuticals

Dermatology: 2-Volume Set


Author: Jean L. Bolognia,Lorenzo Cerroni
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780702062759
Category:
Page: 2752
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With more complete, authoritative coverage of basic science, clinical practice of both adult and pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, and dermatologic surgery than you'll find in any other source, Dermatology, 4th Edition, is the gold-standard reference in the field today. Drs. Jean L. Bolognia, Julie V. Schaffer, and Lorenzo Cerroni bring their considerable knowledge and experience to this two-volume masterwork, ensuring its reliability and usefulness for both residents and practitioners. Provides the in-depth, expert information you need to address challenges you face in practice across all subspecialties - including medical dermatology, pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, dermatologic surgery, and cosmetic dermatology. Uses the famous "easy-in, easy-out" approach, transforming complex information into more than 1,000 reader-friendly tables and algorithms, along with templated chapter contents for quick recognition and access. Focuses on the essential "need-to-know" basic science information and key references. Brings together an esteemed team of expert editors and contributors that provide a truly global perspective, led by Drs. Jean L. Bolognia, Julie V. Schaffer, and Lorenzo Cerroni. Includes over 4,000 illustrations, with over 2,000 new images in this edition, that provide more examples of skin disorders across different skin types in varying stages of presentation; plus enhanced histologic images that provide a clearer understanding of clinicopathologic correlations for multiple skin disorders. Enhances learning opportunities with 20 new video clips of core procedures, including nail surgery, flaps, grafts, laser therapy, soft tissue augmentation, and botulinum toxin injections, plus 200 bonus online images. Features 70 brand-new schematics and algorithms to better aid diagnosis, optimize decision making, and improve your approach to each patient. Includes the latest therapy options with supporting evidence-based grading levels. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Dermatological Signs of Internal Disease

Expert Consult - Online and Print
Author: Jeffrey P. Callen,Joseph L. Jorizzo,Jean L. Bolognia,Warren Piette,John J. Zone
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437711308
Category: Medical
Page: 452
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Practical, comprehensive, and updated throughout, the 4th edition of Dermatological Signs of Internal Diseases helps you identify a full range of common and rare systemic diseases early...so they can be managed as effectively as possible. Coverage of new disorders, including nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy, new treatment options, expanded histopathology content, new color images, online image library and much more...to help you attain definitive diagnoses of internal diseases that manifest on the skin. Best of all, each chapter features an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and treatment so you know you can depend on the clinical recommendations presented. Expert Consult functionality allows you to access the entire contents of the book online at expertconsult.com from any Internet connection. Presents an evidence-based approach so you can depend on the clinical recommendations presented. Covers advice on patient evaluation and lab tests, as well as tables of differential diagnoses, to facilitate diagnosis for every condition. Uses a consistent, user-friendly format for easy reference. Discusses new diseases such as nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy and new therapies, including biologics, to keep you on the cusp of this rapidly expanding field. Provides improved and expanded histopathology content for a better understanding in this difficult area of diagnosis. Features over 500 full-color illustrations-100 new to this edition-that provide the best possible representations of diseases as they appear in real life. Features a companion website at expertconsult.com with fully searchable text and an image library to enhanced visual guidance.

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.

Dermoscopy: An Illustrated Self-Assessment Guide


Author: Robert Johr,Wilhelm Stolz
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071613560
Category: Medical
Page: 426
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A case-based visual guide to learning dermoscopy complete with practical self-assessment 300 Full-color Illustrations — 95 melanomas plus important simulators With 300 full-color illustrations of 191 separate cases commonly encountered in general dermatologic practice, Dermoscopy: An Illustrated Guide offers a unique check-list methodology for learning how to use dermoscopy to diagnose benign and malignant pigmented and non-pigmented skin lesions. For each of the 191 cases, you will find a series of high-quality full-color clinical and dermoscopic images, each with a short history. Every case is followed by five true-or-false questions along with three check boxes to test your knowledge acquisition and decision-making ability on “Risk, Diagnosis, and Disposition.” Turn the page and the answers to the questions are provided in a unique, memorable manner in which the dermoscopic images are presented again. Circles, stars, boxes, and arrows appear in the image pointing out the important dermoscopic criteria of each case. Features Cases are taken from lesions of the scalp, face, nose, lips, ears, trunk, extremities, palms, soles, nails and genitalia The global features and local criteria for each case are highlighted, which the authors have found to be a valuable teaching tool The concepts of clinico-dermoscopic correlation , dermoscopic-pathologic correlation and dermoscopic differential diagnosis are employed throughout the book Each case includes a discussion of all of its salient features in a quick-read outline style and ends with a series of dermoscopic and/or clinical pearls based on the authors’ years of experience treating skin cancers Key dermoscopic principles are re-emphasized throughout the book to enhance the reader’s understanding and assimilation of the teaching points Dermoscopy: An Illustrated Self-Assessment Guide offers a simple, innovative, and highly-visual approach to learning the general principles, terminology, and specific criteria of dermoscopy to enhance your ability to utilize this powerful tool, which is both tissue sparing and potentially lifesaving.

Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology

A Textbook of Skin Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
Author: Amy S. Paller,Anthony J. Mancini
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323244750
Category: Pediatric dermatology
Page: 640
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This must-have clinical reference, by Drs. Amy S. Paller and Anthony J. Mancini, provides practical, authoritative guidance for identification and management of all types of skin disorders seen in children and adolescents. Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology, 5th Edition, is ideal for pediatricians, dermatologists, family practitioners and anyone who sees children with skin disorders - no matter what level of experience you may have. Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of two leaders in the field, who provide a clearly written, consistent approach throughout the text. Stay on the cutting edge of what's new in pediatric dermatology - from the neonate to the adolescent - with the latest drug developments and disease classifications. Recognize virtually any skin condition you're likely to see thanks to more than 1,000 high-quality color images, including over 300 brand new to this edition. Find the most appropriate therapy options with updated evidence based guidance. Easily locate the information you need with more quick-reference boxes and summary tables throughout the text. Hurwitz provides the easiest access to the information you need to diagnose/treat the dermatologic ailments of your pediatric patients.

Dermatology

Illustrated Study Guide and Comprehensive Board Review
Author: Sima Jain
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319473956
Category: Medical
Page: 427
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A fully-illustrated, note-packed volume of information, Dermatology: Illustrated Study Guide and Comprehensive Board Review fulfills a real need for a single study guide for the Dermatology Board Exam. Written by a previous Chief Resident of Dermatology at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, the text focuses on presenting comprehensive information in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-remember format. The second edition of this incredibly popular book includes updated coverage of new medications, new entities, and over 300 additional full-color clinical and histological images. Following the layout of the successful first edition, even more tips, short lists, and tables, including mnemonics and memory tricks to mentally organize information fill every inch of this book – a must-have for any dermatologist and dermatology resident.

Practical Dermatopathology E-Book


Author: Ronald P. Rapini
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 145573800X
Category: Medical
Page: 460
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Quickly and confidently evaluate and diagnose skin biopsies with Practical Dermatopathology. Written from the perspective of both the histopathologist and clinician, this popular medical reference allows you to search by disease or pathologic feature to quickly locate key criteria and a differential diagnosis. Practical and portable, Practical Dermatopathology is your ideal high-yield microscope companion! Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Make accurate, complete reports by fully understanding clinical correlations. Accurately diagnose a wide range of conditions using over 700 full-color illustrations, with leader lines pointing out key pathologic and clinical features as they would be seen in daily practice. Find critical information quickly through extensive cross-referencing of differential diagnosis lists by finding and disease. Clinical lists are based on location, symptoms, duration, arrangement, morphology, and color. Pathologic lists include major categories such as epidermal changes, dermal changes, and cell types. Stay current with comprehensive updates throughout that include the latest advancements in the diagnosis of lymphoma as well as unique differential diagnosis lists, full-color pathology images, and supporting clinical photographs.

Weedon's Skin Pathology Essentials


Author: N.A
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702069280
Category: Medical
Page: 800
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Comprehensive and easy to read, Weedon’s Skin Pathology Essentials, 2nd Edition, by Ronald B. Johnston, MD, provides a superb overview of key diagnoses in dermatopathology and is ideal for quickly looking up practical problems in the recognition and diagnosis of skin lesions both clinically and histologically. Thousands of illustrations, an accessible format, and cross references to the encyclopedic and authoritative Weedon’s Skin Pathology, 4th Edition, make this a must-have reference for pathologists and dermatologists in practice and in training. More than 3,300 color histopathologic and clinical images provide complete visual coverage of key diagnostic points for dermatological entities Numerous summary tables and diagnostic algorithms guide you to the most likely diagnosis and set of differential diagnoses for numerous inflammatory and neoplastic skin conditions. Outline format and bullet point style make essential information for any given lesion easy to find and review. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. More illustrations of rare conditions and unusual manifestations, and additional entries in the Tumors, Infections, and Infestations sections.

Dermatological Signs of Systemic Disease


Author: Jeffrey P. Callen,Joseph L. Jorizzo,John J. Zone,Warren Piette,Misha A. Rosenbach,Ruth Ann Vleugels
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323358314
Category: Medical
Page: 452
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The new edition of Dermatological Signs of Systemic Disease helps you identify a full range of common and rare systemic diseases early on so they can be managed as effectively as possible. Formerly titled Dermatological Signs of Internal Disease, it takes an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and treatment, offering dependable clinical recommendations that enable you to attain definitive diagnoses of internal diseases that manifest on the skin. Allows you to attain definitive diagnoses of internal diseases that manifest on the skin. Uses a consistent, user-friendly format for easy reference. Covers hot topics such as lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, autoinflammatory diseases, eosinophilic and neutrophilic dermatoses, and psoriasis therapies and co-morbidities. Highlights newer therapies and treatment options for most diseases. Includes over 500 full-color illustrations - 200 new to this edition - that provide the best possible representations of diseases as they appear in the clinic. Features more viewpoints from an expanded team of nationally recognized experts in their respective fields.

Lookingbill and Marks' Principles of Dermatology E-Book


Author: James G. Marks,Jeffrey J. Miller
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323430414
Category: Medical
Page: 336
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Intuitively organized by appearance rather than etiology, Lookingbill and Marks’ Principles of Dermatology, 6th Edition, by Drs. James G. Marks, Jr. and Jeffrey J. Miller, is a concise, abundantly illustrated everyday reference for dermatologic diagnosis and therapy. It offers expert guidance and overviews of essential information in dermatology, including key points, clinical pearls, differential diagnosis, and tables of first- and second-line treatments. Superb clinical photographs, full-color histopathology images, and corresponding cross-sectional line diagrams provide details on cause and condition. Features new and expanded evidence-based treatment tables to keep you up to date with fast-changing treatments in dermatology and guide you toward the best treatments for your patients. Offers new coverage of common drug eruptions, as well as the latest therapies for common, difficult-to-treat skin disorders, such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema. Includes a more diverse range of skin color patient images throughout.

Clinical Pediatric Dermatology

A Textbook of Skin Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
Author: Sidney Hurwitz
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company
ISBN: 9780721615158
Category: Medical
Page: 727
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Here's a complete reference on the skin disorders of infants and children for the pediatrician, pediatric dermatologist, and dermatologist who sees children. This comprehensive 2nd edition is single-authored, so it's cohesive, and contains a generous amount of color photos. A classic in the field!

Surgery of the Skin

Procedural Dermatology
Author: June K. Robinson
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323027526
Category: Medical
Page: 872
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"Sets a new standard for future textbooks of dermatologic surgery." (JAAD, Feb 2006) Featuring the work of international experts, this resource uses a state-of-the-art, interactive approach to depict the art and practice of dermatologic surgery. Four separate sections sequentially cover the entire spectrum of skin surgery-from basic concepts and basic surgical procedures to aesthetic surgical procedures and special procedures. A bonus DVD-ROM features all of the artwork from the book, invaluable video clips covering both common and uncommon procedures-all from the surgeon's point of view. Covers basic and advanced techniques in classic, aesthetic, and oncologic procedures. Features a user-friendly, consistent organization throughout making specific information quick and easy to find. Provides expert, evidence-based guidelines on improving surgical outcomes and avoiding pitfalls. Presents over 1000 full-color photographs and state-of-the-art drawings that make every technique and concept clear. Features the expertise of more than 95 international experts in the field. Includes a DVD-ROM featuring all of the text's artwork and invaluable video clips of common and uncommon procedures-all from the surgeon's point of view. With 95 additional contributors.

A Practical Guide to Laser Procedures


Author: Rebecca Small
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451154518
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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his fourth volume in the highly regarded Cosmetic Procedures series provides step-by-step instruction for treating sun-damaged skin and other common aesthetic complaints using laser and light technologies. From equipment and patient selection to combining laser treatments with other cosmetic procedures for enhanced outcomes, this illustrated reference offers valuable procedural guidance regardless of your experience level. A Practical Guide to Laser Procedures delivers information essential for achieving high patient satisfaction and successfully performing cosmetic laser treatments. Look at all you’ll discover... Quickly gain skill and confidence in the treatment of sun-damaged skin, wrinkles, pigmented and vascular lesions, hair and tattoo removal. Full-color design and illustrations boost understanding of each procedure. Photographs of clinical endpoints clearly show what changes to look for on the skin with laser treatments. Step-by-step instructions guide you through each procedure to rapidly acquire skill. Detailed coverage of relevant anatomy, indications and contraindications, patient selection, procedure preparation, treatment techniques and practical tips, before and after treatment photographs, and areas to be avoided to help improve outcomes and minimize complication risks.

Family Medicine

Principles and Practice
Author: Robert B. Taylor
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1475729472
Category: Medical
Page: 1194
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A comprehensive reference source providing crystal clear guidelines for diagnosing and managing the acute and chronic problems regularly encountered by all family practitioners. This expanded fifth edition includes new material on: health promotion, population based health care, genetic disorders, somatization disorders, care of the dying patient, disorders of the breast, breast cancer, developmental issues and behavioural problems of adolescents, smoking cessation, nutrition, and enlightened discussions of controversial topics such as managed care and ethical issues. An additional new section on family practice applications includes clinical guidelines and information management in clinical practice with the latest information on computers in diagnosis and management, electronic medical records, and quality assurance. All the editors and primary chapter authors are themselves practising family physicians - giving readers the advantageof the family medicine experience and viewpoint on every issue. This single volume encompasses both the latest developments in family medicine as well as serving as a single-source reference for practitioners.

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

Pediatric Dermatology

A Quick Reference Guide
Author: Anthony Mancini
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781610020206
Category:
Page: 647
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This bestselling quick reference guide provides practical and concise guidance on the recognition and treatment of more than 100 pediatric and adolescent skin conditions. Includes more than 300 full color images (79 new) that aid in accurate visual diagnosis!13 new chapters!Acrodermatitis EnteropathicaAplasia Cutis CongenitaDermoid CystsEpidermal NeviErythema NodosumHenoch Schonlein PurpuraJuvenile Plantar DermatosisKwashiorkorLangerhans Cell HistiocytosisPigmentary Mosaicism HyperpigmentedPigmentary Mosaicism HypopigmentedPityriasis LichenoidesPolymorphous Light EruptionNew section on Nutritional Dermatoses79 New full-color photosAll chapters updated and revised "

Goldman-Cecil Medicine


Author: Lee Goldman (Physician),Andrew I. Schafer
Publisher: Elsevier/Saunders
ISBN: 9780323288002
Category:
Page: N.A
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Preceded by Goldman's Cecil medicine / [edited by] Lee Goldman, Andrew I. Schafer. 24th ed. c2012.