editore: Oxford University Press
Paediatric Dermatology is an indispensable and highly-accessible practical guide for all healthcare professionals faced with the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children with skin diseases. The second edition has been fully revised and updated to take into account new advances in therapies including biologics and genetics, and emerging problems such as rashes associated with transplantation and immunosuppression.
Divided into 39 comprehensive chapters written by experts in both dermatology and paediatrics, the book is organised according to presentation and body site rather than diagnosis, making it ideal for quick reference in the clinical setting, as well as general study.
It contains over 325 full-colour, high-quality clinical photographs of skin conditions, as well as simple algorithms to aid diagnosis of common presentations such as itchy red rashes, blistering disorders, bruising, and nail disorders. Features of more rare dermatological conditions are listed under the relevant clinical signs for easy reference and to aid diagnosis. Advice is given on when to refer to a dermatologist, while short descriptions of approved treatment modalities are given where