Henry W. Lim, Herbert Honigsmann, John L. M. Hawk
Taylor & Francis, Feb 1, 2007 - Medical - 496 pages
Covering the entire array of photodermatological topics necessary to stand at the head of this
burgeoning discipline, this source contains expertly written chapters that offer recommendations
and guidelines from opinion-forming international authorities. Reviewing the entire range of
photodermatoses, as well as the management, treatment, identification, and assessment of these
conditions, this source includes discussions of narrow and broadband UVB, PUVA, photopheresis, UVA1 therapy, and photodynamic therapy, the principles and medical and cosmetic uses of lasers and similar sources, and appendices on phototesting, photopatch testing, and the development of phototherapy units to stand at the forefront of this burgeoning dermatological subject.
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