Essentials of Dermatology for Chiropractors is a full-color reference on general dermatology for chiropractors and chiropractic students. With over 200 full-color photos and illustrations it is also a valuable resource for understanding the natural and complementary treatments available for many common skin disorders. Including a completely cross-referenced listing of conditions and treatments, this text is an ideal source of relevant dermatological information for chiropractic college dermatology instructors, chiropractic students, and practicing chiropractors.
- A review of the 50 major types of skin disorders, as well as some less common, rare and unusual conditions
- Over 200 full-color photos, illustrations and tables
- Patient Guide handouts
- Case studies
- End of chapter references
- Discussion questions
- Self assessment questions
- PowerPoint slides available for instructors
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction: the role of dermatology in chiropractic practice
Chapter 2 Wellness and the Skin
Chapter 3 Basic Biology of the Skin
Chapter 4 Pathophysiology of the Skin
Chapter 5 Clinical Dermatology, Part 1 - History and Physical Examination
Chapter 6 Clinical dermatology 2: 50 major disorders and their management
Chapter 7 Therapeutics and Formulary
Chapter 8 Less common, rare and unusual conditions
Chapter 9 Sample case studies with discussion questions
Chapter 10 Sample selected response questions for self-assessment
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Michael R. Wiles, BS, MEd, DC, FCCS(C) - Dean, College of Chiropractic, Northwestern Health Sciences University
Dr. Wiles received his DC from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Canada in 1976. He also received a BS degree from University of Toronto and a Master of Education degree from Brock University. He completed a residency in chiropractic sciences and was awarded one of the first earned Fellowships in the College of Chiropractic Sciences of Canada. He is currently Dean of the College of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University.
Jonathan Williams, MEd, DC, DABCI - Associate Professor, College of Chiropractic, Northwestern Health Sciences University
Dr. Williams received his DC from Northwestern College of Chiropractic (currently the College of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University) in 1989. His BA is from University of Plano and a Master of Education degree is from Argosy University. He earned a Diploma from the American Board of Chiropractic Internists in 1996 and is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. He was awarded the ACA Council on Diagnosis and Internal Disorders 2004 Frank Hoffman Award for outstanding contributions to the Chiropractic Profession. Dr. Williams is currently Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences at Northwestern Health Sciences University.
Kashif A. Ahmad, MBBS, MS, PhD - Associate Professor, College of Chiropractic Northwestern Health Sciences University, Bloomington, Minnesota
Dr. Ahmad received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees from University of Karachi. Following this he earned a Master of Science in Clinical Dermatology from St. John's Institute of Dermatology, King’s College, School of Medicine, London, UK. Subsequent to this, he completed his PhD in physiology from National University of Singapore, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in lab medicine and pathology at the University of Minnesota. Currently he is an Associate Professor of Basic Sciences at Northwestern Health Sciences University.