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Lecture Notes: Dermatology (Lecture Notes)by Tony Burns
Synopses & Reviews
This tried and trusted handbook, now in its ninth edition, can be used as a core text, a revision aid and a quick reference guide for medical students, junior doctors and candidates for the MRCP examinations.
Written by highly respected experts in the field, Lecture Notes: Dermatology has been extensively revised and updated to reflect recent advances in knowledge of skin diseases and developments in therapy. Features of the new edition include:
With its highly readable style and lavish visual presentation, Lecture Notes: Dermatology is an essential title for anyone wanting to acquire a fundamental understanding of dermatology.
Book News Annotation:
Loaded with clinical color photographs and newly updated to reflect current theories and practices, this concise handbook can also serve as a core classroom text, revision aid, quick-reference guide and study guide for practitioners, students, and candidates for the MRCP exams. It begins by explaining the structure and function of the skin, hair and nails, approaches to diagnosis, bacterial and viral infections, fungal infections, ectoparasite infections, acne, acneform eruptions, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, benign and malignant skin tumors, naevi, and disorders involving genetics. It also explains disorders involving pigment, hair and nails, vascular systems and connective tissue, with full chapters on bullous disorders, pruritus, systematic diseases and the skin, skin and the psyche, drug reactions and treatment of skin disease. The authors include case study problems, a glossary and multiple choice questions. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Robin Graham-Brown President-Elect of British Association of Dermatologists; Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer in Dermatology, and Deputy Medical Director, The Royal Leicester Infirmary
Tony Burns Current Editor of Rook’s Textbook of Dermatology; Emeritus Consultant Dermatologist, The Royal Leicester Infirmary
This tried and trusted guide to Dermatology is now in its ninth edition. Lecture Notes: Dermatology provides medical students and junior doctors with an accessible and easy-to-read introduction to dermatology and core dermatological conditions, perfect as a core and revision text throughout the clinical years.
This new edition:
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Reviews of previous editions
"This book is great" Scope, University of Nottingham Medical Gazette
"Lecture Notes on Dermatology is an excellent text. It is eminently readable, and combines a good balance of text with colour photos...of use both as a revision text and as a core text for use throughout clinical school" Dermatology in Practice
"...once again the series [Lecture Notes] has done itself proud. It has a lot more pictures in it than the last edition so it stops you buying a dermatology atlas" Leech Y Gelen, University of Wales College of Medicine Student Gazette
"Lecture Notes on Dermatology gives a concise introduction to the subject which will appeal to medical students but also encompasses sufficient detail to be adequate for postgraduates studying for the MRCP examination." Southampton Health Journal
"It is very difficult to fault this book at all, it's well laid out, easy to read and full of colour pictures" Barts & London Student Gazette
"A succinct handbook covering undergraduate dermatology, this new edition continues the Lecture Notes high quality format and contains all the relevant information paired with colour photographs to aid identification. Handy for revision, for use in clinics, and to supplement academic teaching- this book will prove very useful to students." Medical Student, UEA
"A good reference text, complemented with high quality colour photographs and diagrams." Medical Student, Bristol University
"…an asset to anyone approaching dermatology for the first time or needing to recap on the most important points."
Table of Contents
1 Structure and Function of the Skin, Hair and Nails.
2 Approach to the Diagnosis of Dermatological Disease.
3 Bacterial and Viral Infections.
4 Fungal Infections.
5 Ectoparasite Infections.
6 Acne, Acneiform Eruptions and Rosacea.
9 Benign and Malignant Skin Tumours.
11 Inherited Disorders.
12 Pigmentary Disorders.
13 Disorders of the Hair and Nails.
14 Bullous Disorders.
15 Miscellaneous Erythematous and Papulosquamous Disorders and Light-induced Skin Diseases.
16 Vascular Disorders.
17 Connective Tissue Disorders.
19 Systemic Disease and the Skin.
20 Skin and the Psyche.
21 Cutaneous Drug Reactions.
22 Treatment of Skin Disease.
Answers to Case Studies.
Multiple Choice Questions.
Glossary of Dermatological Terms.
Answers to Multiple Choice Questions.
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