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.
Table of Contents
Introduction: VisualDx: Essential Adult Dermatology Online
APPROACH TO THE DERMATOLOGY PATIENT
EXAMINATION OF THE SKIN
MORPHOLOGY & DISTRIBUTION
ESSENTIAL ADULT SKIN DISEASES
Multiple Lesions or Rash in the Well Adult
Lesions with Prominent Pigmentary Changes
Lesions with Vascular Changes
Smooth Papules, Plaques, Nodules
Scaly or Crusted Papules & Plaques
Fluid-Filled (Vesicles, Pustules, Bullae)
Multiple Lesions or Rash in the Febrile, Ill, or Toxic-Appearing Adult
Single Lesion or Growth
Lumps & Bumps