Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, Sixth Edition Ebook

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McGraw Hill Professional, Feb 20, 2009 - Medical - 1104 pages
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Turn to the world's most popular dermatology atlas for the quick, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of skin problems

Covering the full range of conditions, from rashes, to skin lesions and disorders of the hair, nail, and mucosa, Fitzpatrick's is a unique combination of text, clinical reference, and color atlas-one that gives you the best quality and most varied photographs of skin disorders available anywhere. The book features a consistent format featuring key facts pertaining to epidemiology, clinical manifestations, physical exam, diagnosis, and treatment, each paired with several clear photographs to show how the condition appears-plus boxed overviews of each disease category with severity-specific icons.

FEATURES

  • 1500 high-quality full-color images
  • Greater emphasis on depicting conditions and disorders across a wide range of skin types
  • Up-to-the-minute coverage of important new topics:
  • Pitryiasis rubra pilaris
  • Palmoplantar keratosis
  • Nevus lipomatosus superficialis
  • Acquired digital fibromatosis
  • Skin signs of renal insufficiency
  • Skin reactions in organ transplantation
  • New therapeutic recommendations, including biologic agents for eczema and dermatitis; new regulations for retinoids; and herbal products

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User Review  - bellanurs - Overstock.com

This book is used in several medical settings from Out Patient Clinics to ER's. The book is very informative and includes pictures to help with diagnosing skin problems. I would recommend it to anyone who is in the medical field, it might be "TMI" to non-medical individuals. ... Read full review

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Contents

Disorders Presenting in the Skin and Mucous Membranes
1
Dermatology and Internal Medicine
353
Diseases Due to Microbial Agents
589
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About the author (2009)

Richard Allan Johnson, MD, is Director of Clinical Dermatology at Harvard Medical School.

Klaus Wolff, MD, is Professor and Chairman Emeritus at the Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna.

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