Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Skin Diseases

by Virendra N Sehgal

Understanding of drug therapy in the specialty of dermatology, venereology and leprosy, in particular, is paramount for practitioners, who have been responsible for managing most of these patients. Common skin diseases are not difficult to diagnose. Their treatment, however, may be a handicap. This book is the fifth edition of “Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Skin Diseases”. In this edition the contents of chapter 3 (Drugs that may Cause Specific Side Effects) are updated by incorporating the definitions of specific dermatoses, which may accrue as adverse effects following administration of drug(s) bearing generic and/or brand name in order to facilitate to counter them by appropriate measures, including immediate withdrawal of the incriminating drug(s). The volume of chapter 5 (Drugs Formulary of Dermatological Preparations) has also been increased by the inclusion of a few recent and a new drug formulary. A new chapter 6 (Biologics: Therapeutic Applications), an upcoming fascinating subject, has been added to enrich the existing drug choices for various dermatoses. Their indications, the generic and the brand names along with their doses and modes of administration are highlighted. And emphasis on their adverse effects has been vividly outlined as an alert. Emergency dermatology too has been given attention, and new chapters on erythroderma and angioedema have been included emphasizing their diagnostic criteria and management strategies.

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Author
1. Sehgal Virendra N
Author's Affiliation
1. Skin Institute and School of Dermatology, Greater Kailash, New Delhi, India
University College of Medical Sciences and Associated Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital Delhi
Dermato-Venereology Skin/VD Centre, Sehgal Nursing Home, A-6 Panchwati Delhi, India
Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated, Lok Nayak Jay Prakash Hospital, New Delhi, India
Skin/VD Center, Sehgal Nursing Home, Delhi, India; Skin Institute and School of Dermatology, New Delhi, India
Sehgal Nursing Home, Dermato-Venereology (Skin/VD) Centre, A/6, Panchwati, Azadpur, New Delhi, India
Sehgal Nursing Home, Dermatovenereology (Skin/VD) Center, Azadpur, New Delhi, India
Lady Hardinge Medical College and Sucheta Kriplani Hospital, New Delhi; New Delhi, India
ISBN
9789386056771
Speciality
Dermatology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12901
Edition
5/e
Publishing Year
2017
Pages
370
Book Type
Professional

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