Primary Dermatologic Care

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Mosby, 1999 - Medical - 513 pages
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Uses a symptom-based approach to cover approximately 125 commonly seen disorders. Each dermatologic disorder includes the definition, etiology, pathophysiology,signs and symptoms, differential diagnosis, treatment and patient education, along with protocols for follow-up including expected duration of the symptoms as needed. A color atlas is presented to provide clarity. The featured patient education materials simplify pathophysiology, etiology for the patient and provide information on follow up. This patient teaching guide will be provided in an appendix that can be photocopied for educational use.

Practical, user-friendly guide for the diagnosis and treatment of dermatologic disorders frequently seen by primary care practitioners.
Unique chapter organization conveniently locates symptom/differential diagnoses tables near commonly grouped illustrations to easily determine the correct diagnosis.
Treatment chapters follow.
Free on-line patient education handouts include information specific to patients and cultural reminders.
Collaborative advice provides guidelines on when to refer and how to collaborate with specialists.
Essential, readable patient education material, designed to copy and give to patients, saves time for busy clinicians.
Patient education boxes focus provider education.

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