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ABC of Dermatology

ABC of Dermatology

  • Author: Rachael Morris-Jones
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118520157
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 240
  • View: 573
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Preceded by: ABC of dermatology / edited by Paul K. Buxton, Rachael Morris-Jones. 5th ed. 2009.

ABC of Dermatology with CD-ROM

ABC of Dermatology with CD-ROM

  • Author: Paul K. Buxton
  • Publisher: Tyndale House
  • ISBN: 9780727916969
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 140
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This book has been extensdively revised, giving a concise overview of all the essentials of dermatology for non-dermatologists.

ABC of Dermatology

ABC of Dermatology

  • Author: Paul K. Buxton,Rachael Morris-Jones
  • Publisher: BMJ Books
  • ISBN: 1444312383
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 224
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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

ABC of Skin Cancer

  • Author: Sajjad Rajpar,Jerry Marsden
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1444312502
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 80
  • View: 384
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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

ABC of Eyes

  • Author: Peng T. Khaw,Peter Shah,Andrew R. Elkington
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118687221
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 104
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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

ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence

  • Author: Susan Bewley,Jan Welch
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118482166
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 136
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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

Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology

  • Author: Susan Burge,Rubeta Matin,Dinny Wallis
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0191065137
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 712
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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.

ABC of Kidney Disease

ABC of Kidney Disease

  • Author: David Goldsmith,Satish Jayawardene,Penny Ackland
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118493737
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 112
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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 Diabetes

ABC of Diabetes

  • Author: Tim Holt,Sudhesh Kumar
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118850564
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 136
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ABC of Diabetes provides primary care practitioners with a practical guide to all aspects of diabetes including the aetiology, diagnosis and management of Types 1 and 2 diabetes, detection and prevention, and the organization of care and support. Advances in diabetes care take place at a rapid rate and this new edition is updated throughout to cover the latest evidence-based information for contemporary practice. A new chapter describes the management of severe and complex obesity complicated by diabetes and the management of patients through bariatric surgery. It also covers the growing number of devices and digital technology, including health informatics, that can assist in diabetes care and provides evidence of their benefit. With more links to useful websites and resources online, it is now easier than ever to keep up-to-date with changes. Drawing on the professional and teaching experience of an expert author team, ABC of Diabetes is an essential guide for general practice, primary care practitioners, diabetes specialist nurses, as well as for medical students and those training in diabetes as a specialty.

ABC of Stroke

ABC of Stroke

  • Author: Jonathan Mant,Marion F. Walker
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9781444397796
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 72
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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.

Dermatology

Dermatology

An Illustrated Colour Text

  • Author: David J. Gawkrodger,Michael R. Ardern-Jones
  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 9780702044496
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 139
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2013 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Internal Medicine! This concise textbook of dermatology is aimed at medical students, those preparing for the MRCP and MRCGP examinations and specialist nurses. The information is presented in a highly accessible format, using double page spreads for each topic. Extensive use of colour for both clinical photographs and graphics makes for a superb appearance. For review for examination preparation key point boxes are provided. In this fourth edition extensive revision has been made to the contents to reflect changes in the understanding of dermatological conditions at a molecular level and the changes in clinical practice. In addition the use of the internet for dermatological information by both doctors and patients is reviewed. Information presented in easy to access double-page spreads. Highly illustrated with full colour photographs and graphics. Summary boxes for examination preparation. Covers the subject from basic molecular mechanisms through to the principles of medical and surgical treatment. Gives references to internet URLs for further information. Includes a glossary of dermatological terms.

ABC of Burns

ABC of Burns

  • Author: Shehan Hettiaratchy,Remo Papini,Peter Dziewulski
  • Publisher: BMJ Books
  • ISBN: 9780727917874
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 56
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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.

Bakerman's ABC's of Interpretive Laboratory Data

Bakerman's ABC's of Interpretive Laboratory Data

  • Author: Seymour Bakerman,Paul Bakerman,Paul Strausbauch
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780945577034
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 682
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Dermoscopy E-Book

Dermoscopy E-Book

The Essentials

  • Author: H. Peter Soyer,Giuseppe Argenziano,Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof,Iris Zalaudek
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 070204816X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 248
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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

ABC of Wound Healing

  • Author: Joseph E. Grey,Keith G. Harding
  • Publisher: BMJ Books
  • ISBN: 0727916955
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 56
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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.

Beyond Beautiful

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: 7013
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"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!

VisualDx

VisualDx

Essential Pediatric Dermatology

  • Author: Craig N. Burkhart,Dean Morrell
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9781605477701
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 284
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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.

ABC of Ear, Nose and Throat

ABC of Ear, Nose and Throat

  • Author: Harold S. Ludman,Patrick J. Bradley
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470671351
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 162
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The ABC of Ear, Nose and Throat is a long established best-selling guide to the management of common conditions of the Ears, Nose and Throat. It follows a symptomatic approach for evaluation and prioritisation of common presentations, and provides guidance on primary care assessment and management, and on when and why to refer for a specialist opinion. Fully revised to reflect the current practice of oto-rhino-laryngology and head and neck surgery, new chapters address the increasing specialization and improved understanding of the likely causes and specialist treatment for symptoms such as tinnitus, nasal discharge, nasal obstruction, facial plastic surgery, head and neck trauma and foreign bodies, and non-specialist assessment and examination. There is new content on rhinoplasty, pinnaplasty, non-melanoma skin tumours, thyroid disease and head and neck cancer, with many new full colour illustrations and algorithms throughout. The ABC of Ear, Nose and Throat, Sixth Edition is a practical reference book for GPs, junior doctors and primary care professionals. It is also an essential introduction to this specialty for medical and dental students, nursing students, audiologists, speech and language therapists, and healthcare practitioners who come into contact with patients suffering from ENT symptoms, or previously managed with hospital ENT specialist care.

ABC of Rheumatology

ABC of Rheumatology

  • Author: Ade Adebajo,Lisa Dunkley
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111879320X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 224
  • View: 9793
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ABC of Rheumatology continues to be a practical and informative guide to the assessment, treatment and management of common rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions within primary care. Fully updated to reflect developments in this fast growing field, the fifth edition covers overviews of all key areas of rheumatology, and includes new chapters on radiology and immunology, as well as expanded coverage on metabolic bone disease, chronic widespread pain, and complex regional pain syndrome. Featuring highly illustrated chapters, boxed summaries and links to further resources, ABC of Rheumatology is an accessible reference for all primary care health professional, general practitioners, family physicians, junior doctors, medical students and nurses.