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Treatment of Skin Disease, 3rd Edition

Comprehensive Therapeutic Strategies, Expert Consult - Online and Print


Treatment of Skin Disease: Comprehensive Therapeutic Strategies has been thoroughly revised to give you the latest treatment options for dermatologic conditions. Mark G. Lebwohl, Warren R. Heymann, John Berth-Jones, and Ian Coulson present an intuitive and easy-to-use, definitive treatment reference that covers the full range of choices for each condition so that you are prepared even when your patients do not respond to primary or secondary therapies. With new chapters on today’s hot topics-methocillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, atypical nevi, autoimmune progesterone dermatitis, and more-and new contributions from international experts, you’ll have a global and current perspective on therapeutic options. Offer your patients the full range of choices and be prepared when your patients do not respond to primary or secondary therapies.

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New to This Edition

    • Includes access to the full text, Gold Standard drug database, and all the images online—fully searchable—at
    • Covers new and more commonly presenting disorders in 12 new chapters on today’s hot topics, such as methocillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, atypical nevi, autoimmune progesterone dermatitis, and more.
    • Presents up-to-date evidence and the latest treatments to keep you on the cutting edge of practice.
    • Describes global best practice on the treatment of key disorders through new contributions from international experts.

Key Features

    • Offers guidance for even the most difficult clinical problems by including third and fourth line therapies, as well as standard treatments, so you have options to try when all else fails.
    • Features a summary of each treatment strategy along with detailed discussions of treatment choices so that you can apply the in-depth knowledge of the authors and editors.
    • Presents each chapter in a tabular format, with checklists of diagnostic and investigative pearls and color-coded boxed text, for quick at-a-glance summaries of key details.
    • Includes a full-color clinical photograph of each disease to help you diagnose more effectively.

Published Reviews

    ***2010 BMA Book Awards - Highly Commended - Internal medicine category***
    “One of the biggest advantages of this book is that it can be readily accessed in the clinic and the most important papers have been selected out for the reader. Particularly useful is the way in which each treatment is broken down into five levels of evidence for the treatment of that condition, from the gold standard of a doubleblind study to anecdotal case reports. Furthermore, the references are summarised, usually in a brief paragraph in the text itself. The treatments are broken down into first-, secondand third-line therapies.'' Judges comments


    "Occasionally a text really catches one’s eye, and so it was with Treatment of Skin Disease. This is a multi-author A to Z text covering approximately 260 dermatological conditions. It is well-illustrated with a high standard in terms of production values, and also provides online access to its content via the expert consult website.There is an excellent balance of conciseness versus comprehensive content."
    Treatment of Skin Disease. Comprehensive therapeutic strategies.

    This is a must-have book and definitely among the top dermatology books published this year. I look forward to the next edition and applaud the authors for their superb efforts in educating us in a quickly changing field which makes dermatology fun and challenging. P.S. It's an unbelievable steal at 25 cents a page! Doody's Review - Weighted Numerical Score: 96 - 4 Stars!

Author Information

    By Mark G. Lebwohl, MD, Sol and Clara Kest Professor and Chairman of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY; Warren R. Heymann, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Professor of Medicine and Head, Division of Dermatology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Marlton, NJ, USA; John Berth-Jones, FRCP, Honorary Senior Lecturer and Clinical Teacher, Combined Medical Faculty, Universities of Leicester and Warwick; Consultant Dermatologist, Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire, Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry, UK and Ian Coulson, FRCP, Consultant Dermatologist, Dermatology Unit, Burnley General Hospital, Burnley, UK

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Treatment of Skin Disease, 3rd Edition
  • Expert Consult
  • Reference
  • 860 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 3/4 X 11 1/16 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3121-2
  • Next Edition ISBN:
  • Copyright: 2010