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Dermatology at a Glance

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Preface 6 About the authors 6 Foreword 7 Acknowledgements 8 List of abbreviations 9 Part 1 Principles of dermatology 1 Evidence based dermatology 10 2 Dermatology: the best on the web 11 3 Dermatology: then and now 12 4 How the skin works 14 5 The burden of skin disease 16 Part 2 The patient consultation 6 Taking the history 18 7 How to examine the skin 20 Part 3 Basic procedures 8 Surgical basics 22 9 Key procedures 24 Part 4 Treatments 10 Topical therapy 26 11 Practical special management 28 Part 5 Inflammatory diseases 12 Psoriasis 30 13 Atopic dermatitis 32 14 Acne and teenage skin 34 15 Common inflammatory diseases 36 Part 6 ER dermatology 16 Acute dermatology 38 17 Blistering skin diseases 40 Part 7 Skin infections 18 Bacterial infections 42 19 Viral infections 44 20 Fungal infections 46 21 Skin infestations 48 22 Tropical skin disease 49 Part 8 Specific sites 23 The red face 50 24 Oral and genital disease 52 25 Nail and hair disease 54 Part 9 Specific ages 26 The newborn infant 56 27 The child with a rash 58 28 Skin problems in pregnancy 60 29 Elderly skin 62 Part 10 Skin allergy 30 Cutaneous allergy 64 31 The working hands 66 32 Urticaria 68 Part 11 Skin tumours 33 Benign skin lesions 70 34 Non-melanoma skin cancers 73 35 Malignant melanoma 76 36 Other malignant skin conditions 78 Part 12 Photodermatology 37 Pigmentation 80 38 Sun and skin 82 39 Phototherapy 84 40 Photodermatoses 86 Part 13 Systemic diseases 41 Skin signs of systemic disease 88 42 Autoimmune disease and vasculitis 91 43 The immunosuppressed patient 94 Part 14 Miscellaneous conditions 44 Psychodermatology 96 45 Skin breakdown 98 46 Hereditary skin diseases 100 Self-assessment Clinical picture quiz 102 Clinical picture quiz answers 105 Index 107 Companion website A companion website is available at: featuring: - Summary revision notes - Interactive case studies - Downloadable figures from the book - Further reading list

About the Author

Mahbub M.U. Chowdhury is Consultant Dermatologist, TheWelsh Institute of Dermatology, University Hospital of Wales,Cardiff Ruwani P. Katugampola is Consultant Dermatologist,The Welsh Institute of Dermatology, University Hospital of Wales,Cardiff Andrew Y. Finlay is Professor of Dermatology, Departmentof Dermatology and Wound Healing, Cardiff University School ofMedicine. Andrew was awarded CBE in 2009. The authors have contributed significantly to the success of thejoint registrar training days awarded the Cardiff UniversityPostgraduate Deanery Innovation Award in 2012. The Cardiff Dermatology academic team won the TimesHigher Education Award in 2006.


Highly Commended at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 Dermatology at a Glance does exactly what it sets out to do,and so is an ideal introductory textbook for students and otherslooking for a clear starting point from which to develop theirdermatological knowledge. (British Journal of Dermatology, 1August 2013) The book comes with a companion website, of which the best featureis access to a series of interactive case studies. These are allrelevant clinical scenarios covering important presentations indermatology, and are ideal both for checking understanding and asexam preparation. Also included is a section featuring onlinedermatology resources. Dermatology at a Glance does exactlywhat it sets out to do, and so is an ideal introductory textbookfor students and others looking for a clear starting point fromwhich to develop their dermatological knowledge. (S. Ainley &E. Burden-Teh, University of Nottingham, from the British Journalof Dermatology)

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