Dermatology is usually thought of as an outpatient specialty, but some skin conditions require intensive care and dermatologists increasingly play a key role in the diagnosis and management of skin disorders in emergency departments and intensive care units.
This book is a concise review of dermatological emergencies, presenting cases in a step by step, logical manner - nature of the condition, why it is an emergency, population at risk, clinical presentation and clues, laboratory diagnostic methods, differential diagnosis and management.
Separate chapters discuss drug therapy in dermatological emergencies and challenging clinical scenarios, including pregnancy and lactation.
Key pointsConcise review of critical care in dermatological emergenciesPresents cases in logical, step by step mannerIncludes 90 full colour images and illustrations
Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Number of pages: 215
Weight: 375 g
Dimensions: 241 x 114 x 13 mm
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