Emergency Dermatology: A Rapid Treatment Guide

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McGraw Hill Professional, Apr 2, 2002 - Medical - 450 pages
Written for the non-dermatologist, this book provides coverage of derm atologic problems that are most often seen by the doctor on-call or th e primary care physician in an urgent care setting. Emphasis is placed on differential diagnosis and treatment of most skin disorders. Organ ized alphabetically with bulleted lists, the short, succinct format ma kes information easily accessible in a clear and uniform format. Addit ionally, a four-color photo appears on every page. For the non-dermatologist * Helps to rapidly screen, identify, treat, or refer the most common skin problems * Color photo of each ailment coupled with short, succinct, bulleted text * Organized alphabetically for quick access * Emphasis is on differential diagnosis and treatment * Includes ICD-9 and CPT codes * Helpful list of signs of disease in front of book * A must in the ER or Urgent Care Center

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Contents

Abrasions
2
Abscess Furuncle and Carbuncle
4
Acne Vulgaris
8
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Dr. Fleischer is a reviewer to the JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY and ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY. He is an editor on the JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC DERMATOLOGY, SKIN & AGING and is the author of 20 COMMON PROBLEMS IN DERMATOLOGY, a book recently published by McGraw-Hill.

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