Ward Rounds in Dermatology

by Bela J Shah, Santosh Rathod

The aim of this chapter is to focus on the ward rounds in dermatology. Dermatology is a branch of medicine which caters mainly to outdoor patients. Compared to outdoor patients, dermatologists have less workload as far as indoor patients are concerned. The management of indoor patients takes a backseat many a times. This book consists of 14 chapters that includes autoimmune vesiculobullous disorders, drug reactions, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, dermatomyositis and other connective tissue diseases, erythroderma, lepra reactions, cutaneous t-cell lymphomas, immunosuppressants in dermatology, glucocorticosteroids, antihistamines, use of antibiotics in a patient admitted in dermatology ward, signs in dermatology, frequently asked questions in dermatology and miscellaneous. This book is a culmination of knowledge gathered from standard textbooks/journals and authors’ own experience. The information has been produced in the form of questions and answers to guide the residents in their postgraduate examinations. The chapter on the drugs is a concise synopsis for a quick revision. At the end, a chapter on frequently asked questions (FAQs) in examinations is included in the complete question-answer format. Ward Rounds in Dermatology is essentially designed and aimed to help the beginners and the practitioners alike.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Shah Bela J
BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
BJ Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
2. Rathod Santosh AMC MET Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Smt Nathiba Hargovandas Lakhmichand (NHL) Municipal Medical College and VS Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
ISBN 9789386322685
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13038
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 212
Book Type Reference


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