Contact and Occupational Dermatology is the new, revised edition of this practical
guide to the evaluation and care of patients with contact or occupational dermatitis.
This book is divided into four parts, beginning with background information on contact and occupational dermatitis. The second part covers allergens, with separate chapters on preservatives, cosmetics, medicines and plants. The third part features occupational skin diseases and includes evaluation of the worker on site, management of occupational dermatitis, and a separate chapter on occupations commonly associated with contact dermatitis. The final section provides detail on contact urticaria (hives) and contact dermatitis in children as additional topics.
This new edition of Contact and Occupational Dermatologyincludes brand new information and photographs; highlight boxes provide quick reference for important points throughout and the text is enhanced by 172 full colour images. This book is written by James Marks, Professor of Dermatology at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Centre in the United States, ensuring authoritative content throughout.
• Latest edition of this practical guide to evaluation and care of contact/occupational dermatitis patients
• Previous edition published January 2002 (9780323014731)
• Highlight boxes throughout for quick reference
• 172 full colour images
• Written by Professor of Dermatology at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Centre, USA
Part I: Background • Allergic and Irritant Contact Dermatitis • Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with Contact Dermatitis • Patch Testing • Regional Contact Dermatitis Part II. Allergens • Standard Allergens • Preservatives and Vehicles • Cosmetics and Fragrances • Medicaments • Photoallergens • Plants • Miscellaneous Allergens Part III: Occupational Skin Diseases • Etiology of Occupational Skin Disease • Evaluation of the Worker in the Office and at the Work Site • Management of Occupational Dermatitis • Occupations Commonly Associated with Contact Dermatitis Part IV: Additional Topics • Contact Urticaria • Contact Dermatitis in Children
James Marks MD
Professor of Dermatology, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, USA