Cutaneous Infection and Therapy

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Raza Aly, Karl R. Beutner, Howard I. Maibach
Taylor & Francis, Mar 12, 1997 - Medical - 491 pages
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This unique reference provides concise, single-source coverage of the clinical, research, and therapeutic aspects of dermatological problems associated with bacteria, fungi, and viruses.
Introduces many novel antifungal, antibacterial, and antiviral agents!
Highlighting the molecular biology as well as risk - benefit ratios of new diagnostic and treatment modalities, Cutaneous Infection and Therapy
  • evaluates the role of antimicrobial soaps in personal hygiene and research on preoperative skin preparation and infection rates
  • discusses reasons for the reduced risk of infection using occlusive wound dressings
  • explains the epidemiology, presentation, pathophysiology, and treatment of athlete's foot and fungal diseases of the scalp
  • presents new oral antifungals for the treatment of onychomycosis
  • examines the advantages and disadvantages of preparations to treat superficial fungal infections
  • addresses oral candidiasis in HIV infection and the resistance to antifungal therapy in AIDS patients
  • reviews the patterns of candidiasis in children and current approaches to antifungal therapy
  • covers the epidemiology, implications, and management of herpes in pregnant women and newborns
  • and much more!
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