Dermatology for Advanced Practice Clinicians : A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management, Paperback / softback Book

Dermatology for Advanced Practice Clinicians : A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management Paperback / softback

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The newly updated, abundantly illustrated Dermatology for Advanced Practice Clinicians: A Comprehensive Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment, 2nd Edition is your comprehensive, evidence-based guide to accurate and successful assessment, diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases. Focusing on the most common and most serious skin conditions, this expertly written guide offers essential dermatology knowledge for managing a broad range of conditions, while addressing all topics needed for certification exam study.

With expert guidance on treating infections, lesions, wound care, inflammation, and more, this is the ideal foundation for both new and experienced advanced practice clinicians.

Improve your diagnostic accuracy, dermatology knowledge and skills with evidence-based guidance for management:NEW and updated scientific evidence that supports correct diagnoses and treatmentNEW organization - Sections and chapters grouped based on visual characteristics, anatomical location of condition, or by symptom or patient complaintMore than 600 colorful, high-resolution photos that support prompt, accurate diagnosesNumerous charts, tables and detailed images followed by evidenced-based algorithms, pharmacologic management pearls, and NCAA guidelines for treatment of infectionsPractical support for everyday challenges - Clearly worded definitions and descriptions of common presentations Easy-to-follow format for those in primary care, but comprehensive enough for those in full-time dermatologyExplains pathophysiology and patient management topics in easy-to-remember terms, including: Fundamentals - Structure and function of skin, exam approaches, morphology, dermatologic therapeutics, and photobiology, photoprotection and photodermatosesSkin Tumors - Pigmented lesions and melanoma, precancerous and nonmelanoma skin cancers, benign neoplasmsAcne and related disordersRed and Scaly Disorders - Seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, erythroderma, and othersInfectious Skin Diseases - Superficial fungal and bacterial infections, viral infections, sexually transmitted disease, HIV and the skinInfestations, Stings and BitesDrugs, Hives and Angioedema - Adverse cutaneous drug reactionsInflammatory Skin Diseases - Treating blisters, inflammatory skin disease, vasculitis and purpuraSpecialized Skin Structures - Hair disorders; nail disorders; oral cavity, lips, gums, and tongue; genital dermatosesChildhood Skin DisordersCommon Wound Care ProceduresChapter features include: Differential Diagnosis - Boxes featuring the most likely differential diagnosesClinical Pearls - Highlighting key points from clinical experts on disease management, including pharmacologySkin Findings and Non-Skin Findings - Bullet points under Clinical PresentationManagement and Patient Education - Bullet points containing prognosis and complications, patient education, follow-up, and referral and consultation topics About the Clinical Editors Margaret Bobonich, DNP, FNP-C, DCNP, FAANP, is Assistant Professor of the Department of Dermatology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, as well as Adjunct Faculty at Florida Atlantic University, Christine E.

Lynn College of Nursing, and Director of the Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Residency at University Hospitals Case Medical Center Cleveland, Ohio. Mary E. Nolen, ANP-BC, DCNP, is the founder of the Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Fellowship.

She is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor at Florida Atlantic University, Lynn E.

Connell School of Nursing in Boca Raton, Florida. Jeremy Honaker, PhD, MSN, FNP-C, CWOCN, DCNP, is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Dermatology Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and is a nurse practitioner at University Hospitals of Cleveland Medical Center Department of Dermatology. Douglas DiRuggiero, DMSc, PA-C, is a certified physician's assistant at the Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Center in Rome, Georgia.

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