Dermatology is usually thought of as an outpatient specialty, but some skin conditions require intensive care and dermatologists increasingly play a key role in the diagnosis and management of skin disorders in emergency departments and intensive care units.
This book is a concise review of dermatological emergencies, presenting cases in a step by step, logical manner – nature of the condition, why it is an emergency, population at risk, clinical presentation and clues, laboratory diagnostic methods, differential diagnosis and management.
Separate chapters discuss drug therapy in dermatological emergencies and challenging clinical scenarios, including pregnancy and lactation.
· Concise review of critical care in dermatological emergencies
· Presents cases in logical, step by step manner
· Includes 90 full colour images and illustrations
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Dermatological Emergencies-General Considerations
Chapter 2 Dermatological Emergencies
Chapter 3 Fluid, Electrolyte and Nutrition Therapy in Dermatological Emergencies
Chapter 4 Procedures and Techniques in Dermatological Emergencies
Chapter 5 Diagnostic Procedures in Critical Care Set Up
Chapter 6 Nursing Care in Dermatological Emergencies
Chapter 7 Dermatology Intensive Care Unit (DICU)
Chapter 8 Drugs Used in Dermatological Emergencies
Chapter 9 Rescue Therapy in Dermatology
Chapter 10 Dermatological Drug Therapy in Challenging Clinical Scenarios
Chapter 11 Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation
Arun C Inamadar MD DVD
Professor & Head
Aparna Palit MD (PGIMER, Chandigarh)
Both at Department of Dermatology, BLDE University, Sri B M Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Center, Bijapur, Karnataka, India