ABC of Dermatology

Author: Rachael Morris-Jones

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118520157

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 6834

Preceded by: ABC of dermatology / edited by Paul K. Buxton, Rachael Morris-Jones. 5th ed. 2009.

ABC of Dermatology with CD-ROM

Author: Paul K. Buxton

Publisher: Tyndale House

ISBN: 9780727916969

Category: Medical

Page: 140

View: 404

This book has been extensdively revised, giving a concise overview of all the essentials of dermatology for non-dermatologists.

ABC of Dermatology

Author: Paul K. Buxton,Rachael Morris-Jones

Publisher: BMJ Books

ISBN: 1444312383

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 1236

With over 250 full colour illustrations the new 5th edition of the bestselling ABC of Dermatology covers the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions for the non-dermatologist. It sets out the main types of clinical change that occur in and on the skin, and relates this to specific skin conditions and underlying pathological changes. It then summarises the relevant pathological processes, diagnostic features and learning points. The types of treatment are clearly differentiated - between those suitable for the patient to obtain ‘off the shelf’, on prescription, and in specialist units. The ABC of Dermatology provides the core knowledge of diagnosis and therapy of common conditions and the general principles of skin condition management. Including new chapters on drug rashes, connective tissue disease, skin tumours, practical procedures, laser treatments and a practical guide to dressings and bandages, this highly illustrated ABC is the perfect learning partner for GPs, GP registrars, junior doctors, medical students and primary care nurses.

ABC of Skin Cancer

Author: Sajjad Rajpar,Jerry Marsden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444312502

Category: Medical

Page: 80

View: 9919

The ABC of Skin Cancer is designed to boost GP confidence in the diagnosis and referral of skin cancer, focusing on differential diagnosis and common pitfalls. In line with the latest NICE guidelines in the UK, this book outlines best practice management in primary care, whilst also covering the Australian perspective on this cancer. Chapters on non-surgical treatment and prevention are also included. This new highly illustrated title in the successful ABC series provides a concise, factual and practical overview of skin cancers and pre-cancerous lesions for general practitioners, junior doctors and medical students.

ABC of Eyes

Author: Peng T. Khaw,Peter Shah,Andrew R. Elkington

Publisher: BMJ Books

ISBN: 9780727916594

Category: Medical

Page: 104

View: 2964

In the three years since the 3rd edition much has changed in the treatment of eye conditions. Glaucoma and macular degeneration, laser treatment compared with surgery, how to deal with refractive errors - all these will be described in detail and illustrated with newly commissioned drawings and photographs.

ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Author: Susan Bewley,Jan Welch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118482166

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 6104

ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence is a practical guide for all health care professionals who are looking after abused individuals (whether knowingly or not) and who wish to learn more in order to help their patients. It employs a positive and hands on approach, emphasising simple history taking skills and clinical ‘tips’ and pitfalls to help demystify what is often considered a sensitive or difficult subject area. This new ABC title covers background and epidemiology, including: international and cultural perspectives, common presentations, how to identify abuse, and guidance on subsequent acute and longer-term medical and psychosocial interventions. It provides guidance on legal perspectives including documentation and sources of help and advice. While focusing mainly on women, it will also cover aspects relating to children and men. It also incorporates victim testimonies and case scenarios throughout. From a multidisciplinary team of contributors ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence is ideal for all general practitioners, accident and emergency, practice nurses, health visitors, midwives, social workers, and other primary and secondary care health care professionals.

Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology

Author: Susan Burge,Rubeta Matin,Dinny Wallis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191065137

Category: Medical

Page: 712

View: 7972

This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology provides practical and accessible advice on how to reach a diagnosis or create a management plan when faced with patients with a range of skin conditions. Giving concise and clear guidance on investigation and treatment, this Handbook helps doctors adopt a step-by-step approach at the bedside to make sense of skin problems by analysing clinical signs. Illustrated and in full colour, it covers skin physiology, an overview of common skin conditions, and skin problems commonly seen in a broad range of specialities, from rheumatology to psychiatry, as well as children and the elderly. Now comprehensively updated with new clinical pictures, references, and extensively reworked chapters on skin in infancy and childhood, cutaneous reactions to drugs, skin tumours, and rheumatology. This second edition now includes a brand new chapter on skin and genetics, detailing this fast-growing and important area of dermatology, promoting good communication with a patient-centred and practical common-sense approach for trainees in dermatology, junior doctors, GPs, and medical students.

Dermatology

An Illustrated Colour Text

Author: David Gawkrodger,Michael R Ardern-Jones

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702068543

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 4389

Dermatology: An Illustrated Colour Text is an ideal resource for today’s medical student, hospital resident, specialty registrar in dermatology or internal medicine, specialist nurse or family doctor. It presents the subject as a series of two page ‘learning units’, each covering important aspects of clinical dermatology. These units use an unsurpassed collection of colour clinical photographs of all major dermatological conditions, concise yet comprehensive text and key point boxes to aid quick access to information and examination preparation. They incorporate summaries of the essential skin biology and associated basic sciences that underpin clinical practice, as well as advice on established and emerging dermatological treatments, reflecting the ever expanding use of technology. Guidance is also given to dermatological emergencies and to the most useful online resources for updates and further reference. Building on previous success, this sixth edition has been fully revised throughout. A major advance are the accompanying electronic materials making it a more complete and engaging resource than ever before. Bonus electronic content – including self-test flashcards, multiple-choice questions and a wealth of extra clinical images, to help prepare for examinations, check your understanding and hone your diagnostic skills New and enhanced coverage of key and emerging areas – including skin cancer, biologic therapies, psychodermatology, dermatologic surgery, cosmetic procedures, genital dermatoses, pregnancy eruptions, yeast-related skin conditions, contact dermatitis and patch testing New line drawings and photographs incorporated throughout to further improve clarity and ensure comprehensive visual coverage of important dermatological conditions

ABC of Prehospital Emergency Medicine

Author: Tim Nutbeam,Matthew Boylan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470654880

Category: Medical

Page: 215

View: 971

"This brand new title in the ABC series provides a comprehensive overview of pre-hospital medicine, including transport, patient assessment, emergency care systems, and pre-hospital interventions.With pre-hospital care being the start of the "trauma chain", the treatment patients receive on-scene as well as en-route can be life-saving, and this new title is invaluabe for all staff involved in emergency and pre-hospital medicine"--Provided by publisher.

ABC of Kidney Disease

Author: David Goldsmith,Satish Jayawardene,Penny Ackland

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118493737

Category: Medical

Page: 112

View: 518

The ABC of Kidney Disease, Second Edition is a practical guide to the most common renal diseases to help healthcare professionals screen, identify, treat and refer renal patients appropriately and to provide the best possible care. Covering the common renal presentations in primary care this highly illustrated guide provides guidance on symptoms, signs and treatments, which tests to use, measures to prevent progression, and when and how to refer. Fully revised in accordance with current guidelines, it also includes organizational aspects of renal disease management, dialysis and transplantation. The appendices contain an explanatory glossary of renal terms, guidance on anaemia management and information on drug prescribing and interactions. The ABC of Kidney Disease, Second Edition is an ideal practical reference for GPs, GP registrars, junior doctors, medical students and for anyone working with patients with renal related conditions.

ABC of Burns

Author: Shehan Hettiaratchy,Remo Papini,Peter Dziewulski

Publisher: BMJ Books

ISBN: 9780727917874

Category: Medical

Page: 56

View: 4202

Burns are one of the most devastating conditions encountered in medicine. The injuries affect people of all ages, both physically and psychologically, in the developed and the developing world. The correct management of burns needs a skilled multidisciplinary approach and this ABC provides an overview of the most important aspects of burn injuries for healthcare professionals. This ABC book offers a comprehensive yet accessible review of burn management. It introduces the range of burns that a GP may become involved in treating or having treated at hospital. From explanations of how burns happen, through to first aid applications, pre-hospital treatment, dressings, resuscitation and the management of deep dermal burns. It also looks at the subsequent management of burns through hyperalimentation and microbiological management, reconstruction and rehabilitation. A significant contribution to an important area of care: burns are the second most common cause of accidental death in children in the UK. Early treatment of burns is essential to avoid disablement: impact on lungs, infection and later need for plastic surgery can all be reduced by appropriate assessment and prompt treatment. Includes contributions from the UK, USA and Australia, and has a chaper on international disasters. Presented in a clear and concise manner with many illustrations, this book will appeal to a wide readership including medical students, nurses, hospital doctors, and general practitioners.

ABC of Clinical Reasoning

Author: Nicola Cooper,John Frain

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119059089

Category: Medical

Page: 64

View: 3890

Being a good clinician is not just about knowledge – how doctors and other healthcare professionals think, reason and make decisions is arguably their most critical skill. While medical schools and postgraduate training programmes teach and assess the knowledge and skills required to practice as a doctor, few offer comprehensive training in clinical reasoning or decision making. This is important because studies suggest that diagnostic error is common and results in significant harm to patients – and errors in reasoning account for the majority of diagnostic errors. The ABC of Clinical Reasoning covers core elements of the thinking and decision making associated with clinical practice – from what clinical reasoning is, what it involves and how to teach it. Informed by the latest advances in cognitive psychology, education and studies of expertise, the ABC covers: Evidence-based history and examination Use and interpretation of diagnostic tests How doctors think – models of clinical reasoning Cognitive and affective biases Metacognition and cognitive de-biasing strategies Patient-centred evidence based medicine Teaching clinical reasoning From an international team of authors, the ABC of Clinical Reasoning is essential reading for all students, medical professionals and other clinicians involved in diagnosis, in order to improve their decision-making skills and provide better patient care.

ABC of Arterial and Venous Disease

Author: Tim England,Akhtar Nasim

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118741900

Category: Medical

Page: 120

View: 7203

ABC of Arterial and Venous Disease provides a structured, practical approach to clinical assessment, investigation and management of the most commonly presenting arterial and venous disorders. Structural and functional abnormalities of arteries and veins manifest clinically in a broad spectrum of disorders, including cerebrovascular and carotid artery disease, abdominal aortic aneurysms, acute and chronic limb ischaemia, vasculitis and varicose veins. This revised edition incorporates new chapters on coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndrome, visceral artery stenosis and mesenteric ischaemia, and arteriovenous malformations. Many of these common or chronic conditions first present for initial assessment by primary health care professionals. Case vignettes have been added to relevant chapters to aid understanding and decision making. Fully up to date and from an expert editor and contributor team, ABC of Arterial and Venous Disease remains a useful resource for non-specialist doctors such as general practitioners, family physicians and junior doctors in training. It is also a relevant guide for all other primary health care professionals working within the multidisciplinary teams responsible for patients with chronic arterial and venous disorders.

ABC of Stroke

Author: Jonathan Mant,Marion F. Walker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444397796

Category: Medical

Page: 72

View: 7490

Stroke is the most common cause of adult disability and is of increasing importance within ageing populations. This brand new title in the ABC series covers the entire patient journey, from prevention through to long-term support. It includes primary prevention and management of risk factors for stroke and secondary prevention including pharmaceutical, lifestyle and surgical intervention. The general principles of stroke rehabilitation are also addressed as well as mobility, communication and psychological problems, as is stroke in younger people. It also covers long-term support for stroke survivors and their carers. This is an invaluable and practical guide to all aspects of stroke for both health care professionals and lay audiences. It is of particular relevance to general practitioners, junior doctors, nurses and therapists working with stroke patients and their carers, and to people with stroke and their families. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Dermoscopy

The Essentials: Expert Consult - Online and Print

Author: H. Peter Soyer,Giuseppe Argenziano,Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof,Iris Zalaudek

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070204816X

Category: Medical

Page: 248

View: 1946

Dermoscopy: The Essentials presents the practical guidance you need to master this highly effective, cheaper, and less invasive alternative to biopsy. Drs. Peter Soyer, Giuseppe Argenziano, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, and Iris Zalaudek explain all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting results. With approximately 50% new clinical and dermoscopic images, valuable pearls and checklists, and access to the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, you’ll have everything you need to diagnose earlier and more accurately. Avoid diagnostic pitfalls through pearls that explain how to accurately use dermoscopy and highlight common mistakes. Master all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting the results with easy-to-use "traffic light" systems and checklists for quick and effective learning. Diagnose more accurately using the expanded section on testing tools for extra guidance on difficult cases. Gain a better visual understanding with approximately 50% new clinical and dermoscopic images that depict the appearance of benign and malignant lesions and feature arrows and labels to highlight important manifestations.

ABC of Wound Healing

Author: Joseph E. Grey,Keith G. Harding

Publisher: BMJ Books

ISBN: 0727916955

Category: Medical

Page: 56

View: 2135

This brand new title in the ABC series looks at the treatment and management of wounds and healing procedure - it's the perfect aid for students, nursing staff, hospital doctors and GPs. Covers the assessment, diagnosis and management of all wounds - from traumatic to chronic. Giving practical advice on dressings and devices used in the management of wounds.

VisualDx

Essential Pediatric Dermatology

Author: Craig N. Burkhart,Dean Morrell

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781605477701

Category: Medical

Page: 284

View: 6403

VisualDx: Essential Pediatric Dermatology is the first of a series of printed companions to the VisualDx online decision support system. The book enables the clinician to read the fundamentals of common and serious pediatric skin diseases on the printed page, then search the online system to answer a clinical question at the point of care. Like the VisualDx online system, the book is organized by symptoms and other visual clues. Searching in this fashion will lead to precise, targeted, and patient-specific differential diagnoses. More than 500 full-color illustrations show variations of pediatric skin disorders in children of all skin colors.

Beyond Beautiful

Using the Power of Your Mind and Aesthetic Breakthroughs to Look Naturally Young and Radiant

Author: Doris Day,

Publisher: Center Street

ISBN: 1455542555

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 240

View: 757

"The Skin Whisperer." --Dr. Oz, Professor of Surgery, Columbia University "Dr. Day will show you how to put the brakes on the aging process." --Barbara Walters, award-winning television anchor, producer, and journalist Dermatologist-to-the-stars Doris Day, MD, explains how the power of your mind and breakthroughs in anti-aging can help you look and feel BEYOND BEAUTIFUL. Do not have another treatment, procedure, or buy another product before reading this book! Did you know that your mind is as important as any aesthetic treatment to improve the way you look? BEYOND BEAUTIFUL will teach you how to improve your self-perception, explain breakthrough treatments and products and when to use them, and give you a roadmap to become the most youthful, natural-looking, beautiful version of yourself! Learn how to: boost self-confidence, fight aging, minimize crow's feet, fix lip lines and thinning, tighten your chin and neck, improve the look of veiny hands, get healthy hair and reverse hair loss, treat acne and rashes, relieve stress, look better because of sex, use makeup at every age, improve your look with facial exercises, choose the right products in every decade, approach preventative skin care, choose the cosmetic treatments that are right for you, enjoy life like never before, and more!