New Edition
Urgent Care Dermatology: Symptom-Based Diagnosis,
Edition 1
By James E. Fitzpatrick, MD and Whitney A. High, MD, JD, MEng

Publication Date: 28 Jul 2017
Description

Urgent Care Dermatology: Symptom-Based Diagnosis, by Drs. James E. Fitzpatrick, Whitney A. High, and Lamar Kyle, helps you quickly identify skin conditions and provide necessary treatment at the point of care. Concise, to-the-point text is highlighted by more than 1,000 high-quality photographs – all conveniently organized by lesion appearance – making this resource ideal for first-line clinicians to quickly identify and treat dermatologic conditions.

Key Features

  • Appearance-based format designed for non-specialists who diagnose and treat skin conditions, such as family practice physicians, urgent care providers, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants
  • Organized by presentation (scaly lesions, blisters, etc.), with a full chapter on treatment pearls that offers expert advice pertaining to diagnosis and treatment
  • Richly illustrated with more than 1,000 full-color clinical examples of lesions you’re likely to see
  • Each topic is covered in a two-page spread for quick reference – text on the left and images on the right
  • Up-to-date coverage of morbilliform eruptions, scaly papular lesions, dermatitis (eczematoid reactions), and abscesses, as well as a timely chapter on cutaneous diseases of travelers organized by global region
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, videos (including video updates), glossary, and references from the book on a variety of devices

New Features

  • Appearance-based format designed for non-specialists who diagnose and treat skin conditions, such as family practice physicians, urgent care providers, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
  • Organized by presentation (scaly lesions, blisters, etc.), with a full chapter on treatment pearls that offers expert advice pertaining to diagnosis and treatment.
  • Richly illustrated with more than 1,000 full-color clinical examples of lesions you’re likely to see.
  • Each topic is covered in a two-page spread for quick reference – text on the left and images on the right.
  • Up-to-date coverage of morbilliform eruptions, scaly papular lesions, dermatitis (eczematoid reactions), and abscesses, as well as a timely chapter on cutaneous diseases of travelers organized by global region.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, videos (including video updates), glossary, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
About the author
By James E. Fitzpatrick, MD, Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado and Whitney A. High, MD, JD, MEng, Associate Professor, Dermatology and Pathology, Director of Dermatopahtology (Dermatology), University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado
Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Clinical Dermatology

2 Diagnostic Techniques

3 Morbilliform Eruptions

4 Diffuse or Reticulated Erythema

5 Urticarial/Indurated Eruptions

6 Papular Eruptions – No Scale

7 Scaly Papular Lesions
8 Plaques with Scale

9 Scaly Disorders

10 Dermatitis (Eczematoid Reactions)

11 Blisters and Vesicles

12 Pustular Eruptions, Non-Follicular

13 Abscesses

14 Necrotic and Ulcerative Skin Disorders

15 Subcutaneous Diseases

16 Annular - Targetoid Lesions

17 Linear - Serpiginous Lesions

18 Sporotrichoid Disorders

19 Photosensitive Disorders

20 Purpuric and Hemorrhagic Disorders

21 Sclerosing/Fibrosing Disorders

22 Atrophic Disorders

23 Follicular Disorders

24 Alopecia

25 Nail Disorders

26 Infestations, Stings and Bites

27 Discolorations of the Skin

28 Papillomatous and Verrucous Lesions

29 Tumors with Scale

30 Papular and Nodular Growths Without Scale

31 Pigmented Lesions

32 Vascular Tumors

33 Yellow Lesions

34 Cysts and Sinuses

35 Subcutaneous Lumps

36 Cutaneous Diseases of Travelers

37 Topical Treatment Pearls

Book Reviews

"This book is well written and would be of use to dermatology residents as well. Clinical features are explained and accompanied by good color photographs, work-up, diagnosis, and treatments. The information on arthropods is excellent and includes detailed photographs of the insects."

-Patricia Wong, MD (Stanford University Medical Center) for Doody's Review Service

Book details
ISBN: 9780323485531
Page Count: 632
Illustrations : 800 illustrations (800 in full color)
Retail Price : £47.99