M. Laurin Concil, David Sheinbein, Lynn A. Cornelius
Lippincott Williams – Wilkins; 1st edition
Learn the intricacies of diagnosing dermatological conditions in the style of the Washington Manual! The Washington ManualTM family of references are globally acknowledged as focused, user-friendly, and clinically relevant handbooks that give vital, “in-the-trenches” know how for physicians of all experience levels. These handbooks are part of the Washington ManualTM family of references. This heritage is carried on by The Washington ManualTM of Dermatology Diagnostics, which provides you with the tools necessary to effectively analyze the full spectrum of skin illnesses so that you can adequately treat them.
Accurately diagnose a full spectrum of skin diseases and disorders, including but not limited to: inflammatory conditions; infections and infestations; reactive disorders and drug eruptions; disorders of pigmentation; benign and malignant lesions; and disorders of the hair and nails; as well as cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease.
Acquire an expert level understanding of the procedures involved in dermatologic surgery, such as biopsies, electrosurgery, cryotherapy, photodynamic therapy, Mohs micrographic surgery, laser surgery, and wound healing.
Use the distinct, comprehensive chapters devoted to pediatrics and geriatrics to do accurate assessments of the conditions affecting these patient populations.
Because it is condensed and in quick-reference format, the information you require will be easy to find.
Appendices that categorize differential diagnosis by primary lesion, morphological groupings, and anatomical region are included, in addition to pediatric differential diagnostics. These appendices allow you to approach clinical difficulties from any angle.