Mosby's Color Atlas and Text of Dermatology
A wide range of health care professionals, from the specialist dermatologist to the general or primary care practitioner, will benefit from MOSBY'S COLOR ATLAS AND TEXT OF DERMATOLOGY. It offers a heavily illustrated and thorough overview of dermatology, covering basic structure and function of the skin, diagnostic techniques, and dermatoses. The profusion of high-quality clinical photos reflects the vital importance of learning how to recognize and interpret physical signs of skin disease for common and obscure conditions. Electron micrographs and explanatory artworks supplement the clinical photos, illustrate and clarify relevant causative agents and underlying pathology. The accompanying text gives a simple, succinct account of each disease, with brief discussions of cause, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, investigations and management.
* Features high quality clinical photography which accurately depicts the clinical appearance of skin conditions and reflects the vital importance of learning how to recognize and interpret physical signs. * Illustrates many standard dermatologic examples to reflect real-life experience. * Includes a high level of clinical and symptom discussions for day-to-day practical use. * Gives brief descriptions and clinical and pathological appearances of dermatologic diseases for a good overview and quick reference. * Clear and concise text to facilitate learning and review.
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