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Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology: Sixth Edition (Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology)

 
 
 
 
Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology: Sixth Edition (Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology)
Author: Klaus Wolff - Richard Johnson
ISBN 13: 9780071599757
ISBN 10: 71599754
Edition: 6
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publication Date: 2009-02-19
Format: Paperback
Pages: 1104
List Price: $83.00
 
 

Turn to the world's most popular dermatology atlas for the quick, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of skin problems

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"This atlas uses high quality photographs and well written, brief synopses to cover an enormous amount of information about skin diseases in one book....This atlas combines over 900 color photographs with succinct descriptions of skin diseases and systemic diseases with skin manifestations to create the most useful single reference in the field. This is the one book I would recommend to a non-dermatologist learning or practicing medicine in any field in any country. For dermatologists, as well, it is useful as a quick and easy reference guide. 3 Stars."—Doody's Review Service

Covering the full range of conditions, from rashes, to skin lesions and disorders of the hair, nail, and mucosa, Fitzpatrick's is a unique combination of text, clinical reference, and color atlas-one that gives you the best quality and most varied photographs of skin disorders available anywhere. The book features a consistent format featuring key facts pertaining to epidemiology, clinical manifestations, physical exam, diagnosis, and treatment, each paired with several clear photographs to show how the condition appears-plus boxed overviews of each disease category with severity-specific icons.

FEATURES

  • 1500 high-quality full-color images
  • Greater emphasis on depicting conditions and disorders across a wide range of skin types
  • Up-to-the-minute coverage of important new topics:

    — Pitryiasis rubra pilaris

    — Palmoplantar keratosis

    — Nevus lipomatosus superficialis

    — Acquired digital fibromatosis

    — Skin signs of renal insufficiency

    — Skin reactions in organ transplantation

    — New therapeutic recommendations, including biologic agents for eczema and dermatitis; new regulations for retinoids; and herbal products

Doody Review Services

Reviewer:Kathleen E Kramer, MD(Stanford University)
Description:This atlas uses high quality photographs and well written, brief synopses to cover an enormous amount of information about skin diseases in one book.
Purpose:The intent is to provide high quality photographs and succinct summary outlines of skin diseases as well as the skin signs of systemic diseases. The authors achieve this very useful objective.
Audience:The atlas is written not only for the practicing dermatologists, but also for other specialists or primary care physicians who are faced with patients with skin signs of diseases or questions about skin issues.
Features:Photos are the anchor of this book and it is filled with some of the best photographs of skin diseases available. The succinct summaries are more detailed than in previous editions, allowing this sixth edition to function as a more complete reference.
Assessment:This atlas combines over 900 color photographs with succinct descriptions of skin diseases and systemic diseases with skin manifestations to create the most useful single reference in the field. This is the one book I would recommend to a nondermatologist learning or practicing medicine in any field in any country. For dermatologists, as well, it is useful as a quick and easy reference guide.