Essentials in Dermatology (with Multiple Choice Questions)

by Devinder M Thappa

Essentials in dermatology with MCQs, 2nd revised edition is an innovative new book tailored specifically for MBBS students, especially for those aspiring for postgraduate courses through PG entrance examinations and beginners in dermatology (bewildered 1st year postgraduates on seeing Fitzpatrick and Rook Textbooks) to have a glimpse of the whole subject in a short period of time. The book is divided into 6 sections – Dermatology, Sexually transmitted diseases and HIV infection, Leprosy, Multiple choice questions, some useful medical mnemonics and Terminology. Historical milestones in Medicine and in the specialty are highlighted especially with respect to India. The subject is presented point wise in concise yet comprehensive manner. Differential diagnosis is included for each entity in the current edition. Important points are highlighted for MCQ purposes. Colour clinical photographs and drawings of all major dermatological disorders are provided. Up-to-date information is provided especially with respect to therapeutics. Fundamentals of therapeutics and key systemic drugs in the specialty are discussed. Tips for solving MCQs are enlisted. MCQs in different formats as used in PG entrance examinations and Postgraduate examinations are given. To remember important facts in medicine, some useful mnemonics are provided. Important terms, description are provided at the end to assimilate the subject thoroughly.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Thappa Devinder M Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Puducherry, India
ISBN 9788184485585
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10268
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2009
Pages 488
Book Type Textbook


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