Phototherapy Treatment Protocols for Psoriasis and Other Phototherapy-Responsive Dermatoses, Second Edition
CRC Press, Mar 15, 2000 - Medical - 168 pages
This is a step-by-step manual of protocols for ultraviolet light therapy in the dermatologist's office. It provides complete technical information for UVB, PUVA, outpatient daycare (Goeckerman and Ingram), RePUVA, UVA/UVB combination, hand and foot therapy, scalp treatments, and hydrotherapy. It also contains examples of patient education handouts, consent forms, laboratory flow sheets, forms for insurance companies, tools for the quantitative measurement of psoriasis severity, and other useful information sheets. An especially valuable set of appendices provide information about skin type, histopathologic evolution of the psoriatic lesion, differential diagnosis, agents that may cause photosensitivity, equipment, letters for home UVB unit, and the use of ultraviolet light treatment in other conditions. Includes bibliographic references and index.
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