Psoriasis is a common, chronic disease, which for
many people, is associated with profound functional, psychological and social
morbidity and important comorbidities. This guideline aims to provide clear
recommendations on the assessment and management of psoriasis for all people
Author(s): National Center for
Biotechnology Information, USA
This note explains the following topics:
occupational skin disease, Skin diseases of chemical origin, Irritant contact
dermatitis, Allergic contact dermatitis, Airborne contact dermatitis, Contact
urticaria, Diagnosis of contact dermatitis, Occupational acne, Prevention of
skin diseases due to chemical exposure, Infectious skin disease, Skin diseases
of physical origin.
This booklet can be used by any clinician who wishes to
develop their knowledge of common skin conditions. It has been specifically
written for nurse practitioners, specialist nurses, physicians or any other
clinicians who undertake structured histories using advanced decision-making
skills. Topics covered includes: Examining the skin and describing lesions,
Common skin conditions in adults, Common skin conditions in children, Common
skin conditions in both adults and children, Practical advice on topical
This book consists of a core module and five satellite modules. The Core
Module is prepared for health officers, pubic health nurses, environmental
health, medical laboratory technology students and Health extension Workers.
Satellite modules are prepared to strengthen the professional training of each
Author(s): Ethiopia Public Health Training Initiative, The Carter
The purpose of this book is to
present a comprehensive analysis of Psoriasis, a disease that affects
approximately 2-3% of humanity in all countries. Psoriasis existence is surveyed
since the clay tablets of Assyrians and Babylonians 3.000-5.000 years ago, thru
the middle ages, the renaissance, XIX and XX centuries.
This Handbook of Dermatology is intended for
senior medical students and newly qualified doctors. Topics covered includes:
What is dermatology, Essential Clinical skills, Emergency Dermatology, Skin
Infections and Infestations, Skin Cancer, Inflammatory Skin Conditions,
Blistering Disorders and Common Important Problems.
Author(s): Dr Nicole Yi Zhen
Chiang and Professor Julian Verbov
This note explains many
topics related to Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Symptomatic Treatment,
Corticosteroids, Topical Immunomodulators, Phototherapy, Immunosuppressive
Agents, Disulfiram, Diet, Hospital Admission, Activity Limitations,
Deterrence/Prevention, Consultations, Long Term Monitoring.
This note covers the following topics: The Language of
Dermatology, The Pathology of Dermatologic Conditions, Atlas of Common
Dermatologic Conditions, Inflammatory Dermatoses, Dermatologic Lookalikes,
Acneiform Disorders, Hair, Nails and Mucous Membranes, Principles of Skin
Therapy, Skin Cancer, Skin Infections and Infestations.