Shimizu's Dermatology is ideal for specialists in clinical practice, trainees managing patients at clinics or hospitals or preparing for board exams, and medical students.
"...should serve as a standard against which all future atlases will be measured..." -- The New England Journal of Medicine review of an earlier edition
This compact, diagnosis-speeding guide has virtually defined the field of dermatology for thousands of physicians, dermatology residents, and medical students across the globe. Spanning the entire spectrum of skin problems, it combines laser-precise color images of skin lesions with a concise summary outline of dermatologic disorders, along with the cutaneous signs of systemic disease. A color-coded 4-part organization facilitates review at a glance and features helpful icons denoting the incidence and morbidity of disease.
FEATURESMore than 1,000 full-color images--many new to this edition New sections reflect the very latest clinical perspectives on the diagnosis and treatment of all skin disorders shown F ocus on a wide range of skin types highlights skin disease in different ethnic populations Thoroughly updated coverage of etiology, pathogenesis, management, and therapy ICD 9/10 codes included for each disease
Review or refresh your knowledgeof the fundamentals and diagnostic approaches of skin disease with unique introductory chapters providing the basic principles of dermatology, bedside diagnostics, and clinical approach to a fever and rash extremely helpful for the beginner.
Visualize more of the conditions you see in practicewith over 1,500 clinical images, illustrations, and schematics.
Avoid diagnostic pitfallsusing practical tables, intuitive artworks, and logical algorithms.
Find answers fastwith a highly user-friendly, "easy-in-easy-out" format and a wealth of tables and schematics for instant visual comprehension.
Make the most of electronic functionalitywith access to the complete contents online and in various ebook formats - making it easy to teach impromptu on a tablet in the clinic, or conduct more formal lecturing.