With over 450 full colour images, ABC of Dermatology is a practical guide to identification, recognition, treatment and management of common dermatological conditions encountered within primary care, walk-in centres, and the emergency room and within patients admitted to hospital with medical/surgical conditions. Fully updated with new developments and treatments, this sixth edition provides expanded coverage of psoriasis, eczema, inflammatory dermatoses and drug photosensitivity. It also includes improved coverage of the management of onychomycosis, scabies and lice, and hair and scalp, and new content on biological treatments, lymphoedema, community acquired MRSA, pityriasis rosea, immune reconstitution syndrome and antifungal drugs. ABC of Dermatology is the ideal learning partner and resource for GPs, family physicians, junior doctors, medical students and primary care health professionals.
List of Contributors vii Preface ix Acknowledgements xi 1 Introduction 1 Rachael Morris-Jones 2 Psoriasis 11 Rachael Morris-Jones 3 Management of Psoriasis 18 Rachael Morris-Jones 4 Eczema (Dermatitis) 26 Rachael Morris-Jones 5 Urticaria and Angio-oedema 38 Rachael Morris-Jones 6 Skin and Photosensitivity 42 Rachael Morris-Jones 7 Drug Rashes 48 Sarah Walsh 8 Immunobullous and Other Blistering Disorders 55 Rachael Morris-Jones 9 Connective Tissue Disease Vasculitis and Related Disorders 62 Rachael Morris-Jones 10 The Skin and Systemic Disease 70 Rachael Morris-Jones 11 Leg Ulcers 82 Rachael Morris-Jones 12 Acne and Rosacea 89 Rachael Morris-Jones 13 Bacterial Infections 97 Rachael Morris-Jones 14 Viral Infections 105 Rachael Morris-Jones 15 HIV and the Skin 114 Rachael Morris-Jones 16 Fungal Infections 121 Rachael Morris-Jones 17 Insect Bites and Infestations 128 Rachael Morris-Jones 18 Tropical Dermatology 135 Rachael Morris-Jones 19 Hair and Scalp 144 Kapil Bhargava and David Fenton 20 Diseases of the Nails 151 David de Berker 21 Benign Skin Tumours 161 Rachael Morris-Jones 22 Premalignant and Malignant 172 Rachael Morris-Jones 23 Practical Procedures and Skin Surgery 183 Raj Mallipeddi 24 Lasers Intense Pulsed Light and PhotodynamicTherapy 191 Alun V. Evans 25 Wound Management and Bandaging 197 Bernadette Byrne 26 Formulary 212 Karen Watson Index 221
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