Dermatology: Illustrated Study Guide and Comprehensive Board Review

Springer Science & Business Media
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A fully-illustrated, note-packed volume of information, Dermatology: Illustrated Study Guide and Comprehensive Board Review fulfills a real need for a single study guide for the Dermatology Board Exam. Written by a previous Chief Resident of Dermatology at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, the text focuses on presenting comprehensive information in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-remember format. Tips, tricks, short lists, and tables fill every inch of this book—a must-have for any dermatology resident. Features: Acts as a concise go-to review book for the Dermatology Board Exam Hundreds of author notes pinpointing important information presented in an easy-to-read format Scores of mnemonics and memory tricks to mentally organize information Over 500 high-quality images placed parallel to the represented skin disorder Life after Boards—essential tips on coding and documentation
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About the author

Sima M. Jain, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department of Dermatology

University of Illinois at Chicago

Private Practice

Chicago, IL, USA

Orlando, FL, USA

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Springer Science & Business Media
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Published on
Mar 8, 2012
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Medical / Clinical Medicine
Medical / Dermatology
Medical / Family & General Practice
Medical / Practice Management & Reimbursement
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Dermatology, edited by world authorities Jean L. Bolognia, MD, Joseph L. Jorizzo, MD, and Julie V. Schaffer, MD, is an all-encompassing medical reference book that puts the latest practices in dermatologic diagnosis and treatment at your fingertips. It delivers more comprehensive coverage of basic science, clinical practice, pediatric dermatology, and dermatologic surgery than you’ll find in any other source. Whether you’re a resident or an experienced practitioner, you’ll have the in-depth, expert, up-to-the-minute answers you need to overcome any challenge you face in practice. Find answers fast with a highly user-friendly, "easy-in-easy-out" format and a wealth of tables and algorithms for instant visual comprehension.

Get full exposure to core knowledge with coverage of dermatology’s entire spectrum of subspecialties.

See just the essential information with "need-to-know" basic science information and key references.

Expedite decision making and clarify complex concepts with logical tables, digestible artwork, and easy-to-grasp schematics.

Visualize more of the conditions you see in practice with over 3500 illustrations, of which over 1,400 are new: 1,039 clinical images, 398 pathology slides, and 152 schematics.

Stay at the forefront of your field with updated treatment methods throughout, as well as an increased focus on patients with skin of color.

Get an enhanced understanding of the foundations of dermatology in pathology, the clinical setting, and dermoscopy with a completely rewritten introductory chapter.

Better comprehend the clinical-pathological relationship of skin disease with increased histologic coverage.

Bolognia’s Dermatology is the ultimate multimedia reference for residents in training AND the experienced practitioner.

Dermatology: An Illustrated Colour Text is an ideal resource for today’s medical student, hospital resident, specialty registrar in dermatology or internal medicine, specialist nurse or family doctor. It presents the subject as a series of two page ‘learning units’, each covering important aspects of clinical dermatology.

These units use an unsurpassed collection of colour clinical photographs of all major dermatological conditions, concise yet comprehensive text and key point boxes to aid quick access to information and examination preparation. They incorporate summaries of the essential skin biology and associated basic sciences that underpin clinical practice, as well as advice on established and emerging dermatological treatments, reflecting the ever expanding use of technology. Guidance is also given to dermatological emergencies and to the most useful online resources for updates and further reference.

Building on previous success, this sixth edition has been fully revised throughout. A major advance are the accompanying electronic materials making it a more complete and engaging resource than ever before.

Bonus electronic content

– including self-test flashcards, multiple-choice questions and a wealth of extra clinical images, to help prepare for examinations, check your understanding and hone your diagnostic skills

New and enhanced coverage of key and emerging areas

– including skin cancer, biologic therapies, psychodermatology, dermatologic surgery, cosmetic procedures, genital dermatoses, pregnancy eruptions, yeast-related skin conditions, contact dermatitis and patch testing

New line drawings and photographs incorporated throughout

to further improve clarity and ensure comprehensive visual coverage of important dermatological conditions
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