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Nails, 3rd Edition

Diagnosis, Therapy, Surgery


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The thoroughly updated 3rd Edition of this highly regarded text continues to provide the latest therapeutic and surgical information on nail disease. A new signs-oriented section guides you to disease-specific information and simplifies diagnosis. The new, streamlined format includes bullet lists · cross-references · "Therapy" and Key points" highlights for easy reference · and full-color artwork throughout, as well as a larger page size that accommodates bigger photographs. In addition, many illustrations have been added to elucidate complex basic science.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • Presents a new signs-oriented section that quickly guides you to disease-specific information.
    • Provides new coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of onycholysis and chronic paronychia.
    • Ranks therapy according to the available evidence, allowing you to treat your patients with confidence.
    • Includes essential new information on genetics and future developments.
    • Features outstanding new full-color photographs and illustrations-many new to this edition-that clearly depict nail disease and basic science concepts.
    • Uses a more streamlined format for easier readability and access to important points.
    • Features 4 new associate editors, presenting fresh perspectives and new, expert contributions to nail disease and treatment.

Key Features

    • Provides the most reliable and comprehensive treatment information available-fully revised to include the latest therapeutic and surgical knowledge.
    • Uses a disease-oriented chapter format.

Published Reviews

    "This book is a must for all who see patients with nail disease. For those who use either of the previous editions, this editino represents a comprehensive revision and significant upgrade." --Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, February 2006

    "The third edition has an enhanced, reader-friendly format, with expanded coverage of onycholysis and chronic paranychia and updates on cutting edge treatments." --SciTech Book News, September 2005

Author Information

    By Richard K. Scher, MD, Professor Clinical Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY; and C. Ralph Daniel, III, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine (Dermatology), University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

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Nails, 3rd Edition
  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 352 Pages
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-2356-2
  • Copyright: 2005