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:
- new clinical photographs covering a range of both common and rare conditions
- more information on histology, immunology and pathology
- case-studies and multiple choice questions to assist learning and revision
- a glossary of dermatological terms for quick reference.
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.
"...an asset to anyone approaching dermatology for the first time or needing to recap on the most important points." (GZT Gazette, February 2008)
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:Contains new case studies and self-assessment (MCQs) Is lavishly illustrated and contains high quality clinical photographs Includes more on systemic diseases leading to skin disorders Provides further information throughout on histology, immunology and pathology
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
About the Author
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.