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Dermatology In Focus

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Here's a quick, portable, well-illustrated source on a full range of dermatologic conditions! Each chapter succinctly reviews the incidence, clinical features, differential diagnosis, management, and prognosis
of a particular dermatologic condition, accompanied by 4 to 6 high-quality color clinical photographs. Readers will also find self-review picture tests, with answers, at the back of the book. The result is an ideal resource for exam preparation and a handy review for hospital rounds.

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Key Features

    • Presents more than 325 full-color images that depict that depict the real-life appearance of a broad range of dermatologic diseases and conditions.
    • Features a consistent chapter design, with summaries of each condition's incidence, clinical features, differential diagnosis, management, and prognosis on left-hand pages and 4 to 6 illustrations on the facing right-hand pages.
    • Offers a broad selection of review questions to help readers practice for exams and build confidence.
    • Delivers a convenient pocket size for instant reference anywhere.

Published Reviews

    "A great textbook for medical students to tackle the extensive spectrum of clinical presentations in dermatology. The greatest assets to this book are the high quality colour photographs that are crucial in diagnosing dermatological disease. The text is concise and structured covering incidence, clinical features, differential diagnosis, management and prognosis. The books are conveniently pocket size, ideal for the clinical setting. The book ends with a range of picture based self-assessment questions great for MCQ revision." Medical Student, Edinburgh University, November 2004

    "The In Focus series are useful 'trigger texts' i.e. they give enough information so that you want to read further or continue your learning on the internet. The colours have been used nicely, with realistic print colours of patients, instruments and slides. The set out of the books are ideal with good, quick refernce contents, making the series ideal for students in Clinics and/or ward rounds."
    Medical Student, UK, January 2005

Author Information

    By John D. Wilkinson, MB, BS, MRCS, FRCP, Consultant Dermatologist, Amersham Hospital, Amersham, UK; Stephanie Shaw, MB, ChB, FRCP, Honorary Consultant, Department of Dermatology, Amersham Hospital, Amersham, UK; and David Orton, Consultant Dermatologist, Amersham Hospital, Amersham, UK

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Dermatology In Focus
  • Paperback
  • 208 Pages
  • Trim Size: 4 13/16 X 7 5/16 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-07376-2
  • Copyright: 2005