Dermatology for Advanced Practice Clinicians

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/20/2014
  • Publisher: LWW
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The gap between training and clinical demand has been answered with the first comprehensive dermatology resource written for healthcare professionals across the clinical spectrum
Dermatology for Advanced Practice Clinicians is a breakthrough, comprehensive clinical resource. This indispensable reference presents dermatosis knowledge and patient care in terms relevant to everyday clinical practice. Content addresses basic pathophysiology and epidemiology within the realities of common presentations, diagnostics, complications, treatment, patient education, and follow-up. This is the definitive clinical reference for developing accurate, informed differential diagnoses for commonly presented skin conditions. Peel back the cover and inside you’ll find . . .
·        More than 600 color photos of common skin diseases and numerous quick-reference tables, to aid prompt, accurate diagnoses
·        Chapters address: basic science and diagnostic approach; topical therapies and corticosteroids; numerous skin disorders and infections; infestations, stings and bites; drug eruptions; malignancies; wound care; aesthetics; basic cosmetic dermatology; and essential dermatology skills
·        User-friendly sections address common pitfalls, clinical pearls, special considerations, key concepts, guidelines for referral and consultation, and differential diagnoses for each condition
·        Opening chapters supply basic science knowledge of lesion morphology—an aid for developing key diagnostic skills for skin exams
·        Focus is on skin diseases that are: most common, most potentially threatening, and most infectious
·        Section on common dermatologic procedures covers cryotherapy, destruction of lesions, biopsies with simple suturing, intralesional injections, and incision and drainage, with review of indications, complications, equipment, procedural steps, aftercare, and patient follow-up
·        Must-have resource for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, physicians’ assistants, dermatology RNs, and all advanced practice clinicians. 

This title is an American Journal of Nursing 2015 Book of The Year Contest Winner.

Table of Contents

Ch 1  Basic Science & Diagnostic Approach
Ch 2  Topical Therapies and Corticosteroids
Ch 3  Eczematous Disorders
Ch 4  Acneiform Dermatoses
Ch 5  Papulosquamous Disorders
Ch 6 Pediatric Dermatology
Ch 7  Pigmented Lesions and Malignant Melanoma
Ch 8  Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers
Ch 9  Bacterial infections
Ch10 Viral infections
Ch11  Benign Neoplasms
Ch12 Fungal and Yeast Infections
Ch13 Infestations, Stings, and Bites
Ch14 Hair and Nails
Ch15 Vesiculobullous and Autoimmune Disorders
Ch16 Hypersensitivities and Vasculitis
Ch17 Drug Eruptions
Ch18 Pigmentation and Light-related Dermatoses
Ch19 Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Malignancy
Ch 20 Neutrophilic and Granulomatous Disorders
Ch 21 Genital Dermatoses
Ch22 Wound Care
Ch23 Photoaging, Laser and Light therapy, Aesthetics
Ch24 Essential Dermatology Skills

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