Chapter 1. Psoriasis: Overview and Diagnosis
Grace W. Kimmel, Mark Lebwohl
Chapter 2. Topical Treatments
Caleb Jeon, Sahil Sekhon, Tina Bhutani, John Koo
Chapter 3. Phototherapy and Photochemotherapy
James L. Griffith, Allison J. Zarbo, Henry W. Lim
Chapter 4. Oral Agents for Psoriasis
Kristen M. Beck, Eric J. Yang, Tina Bhutani
Chapter 5. Biologics
Sahil Sekhon, Caleb Jeon, and Wilson Liao
Chapter 6. Future Therapeutics in Psoriasis
Abigail Cline, Kayla H. Felix, Elias Oussedik, Leah A. Cardwell, and Steven R. Feldman
Chapter 7. Combination Therapy
Mio Nakamura, Caleb Jeon, and John Koo
Chapter 8. Maximizing Treatment Compliance in Psoriasis
Kody Heubach, Leah A. Cardwell, and Steven R. Feldman
Given the multitude of new treatment options for psoriasis, including topicals, phototherapy, oral systemic therapy, and injectable biologics, the treatment of the disease has truly become an art. Evidence-Based Psoriasis passes on this art to practicing physicians in a very practical and easy-to-use format, focusing on mild, moderate, and severe psoriasis. Offering evidence-based information in a concise text, this book discusses new treatment options, including topicals, phototherapy, oral systemic therapy, and injectable biolgoics. This text also describes unique methods of use, such as sequential and combination therapy, and is written for practicing dermatologists, residents, and primary care physicians. Evidence-Based Psoriasis also includes high quality color photographs and tables for quick and easy reference.
Tina Bhutani, MD is Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. She is also Co-Director of the Psoriasis and Skin Treatment Center at UCSF.
Dr. Howard Maibach is an expert in contact and occupational dermatitis and sees patient at the Environmental Dermatosis Clinic, which is part of the Dermatology Clinic. His specialty is dermatotoxicology, or skin exposure toxicity; allergies and skin disorders; and dermatopharmacology or the study of medications for skin disorders. Dr. Maibach has been on the editorial board of more than 30 scientific journals and is a member of 19 professional societies including the American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco Dermatological Society and the Internal Commission on Occupation Health. He is a professor in the Department of Dermatology at UCSF.
Dr. Chee Leok Goh is a top Consultant Dermatologist, Professor and Adjunct Professor at the National Skin Centre Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Duke- NUS Graduate Medical Centre, Singapore. Dr Goh's expertise includes Dermatology, Contact and Occupational Dermatology, Aesthetic Dermatology, Cutaneous Lasers, Pigmentation Disorders, Dermatitis, Aqua Vulgaris, Urticaria, Photo-aging skin changes, Drug eruptions, Skin infections, Hair fall, Psoriasis, Immunobulous disorders, Hemangioma and portwine stains, Contact and Occupational Dermatitis etc.
Dr. John Berth-Jones is a Consultant Dermatologist at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust and Specialist Registrar in Dermatology Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Norwich, UK.