VisualDx: Essential Adult Dermatology combines a desk reference and a powerful online decision support system to give you point-of-care assistance in diagnosing and managing adult skin diseases. The book is organized by symptoms and visual clues and covers 195 skin disorders, with over 800 full-color illustrations and detailed information on diagnostic criteria, skin characteristics, best laboratory tests, differential diagnosis, and characteristics of the condition in immunocompromised patients and those with darker skin colors. An additional chapter covers dermatologic therapy. The online clinical decision support system enables you to search by patient findings, such as symptoms and lesion features, to obtain a visual differential diagnosis. Thousands of images show both typical and variant disease presentations. Patient information sheets are also included.Biopsies and laboratory tests are most useful when purposely performed to establish an important diagnosis. In many parts ... Signifi- cant judgment goes into the decision to do tests, especially when genetic testing is contemplated. Classicalanbsp;...
|Title||:||VisualDx: Essential Adult Dermatology|
|Author||:||Noah Craft, Lindy P. Fox, Lowell A. Goldsmith, Art Papier, Ron Birnbaum, Mary Gail Mercurio|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2011-12-07|