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Dermatology for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Dermatology for the Advanced Practice Nurse PDF eBook
About the Book
Name of the Book: Dermatology for the Advanced Practice Nurse
Edition: 1st, First
Authors / Editors: Faye Lyons and Lisa Ousley
eBook Format:PDF
Status:Free Download Links Available
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company 
Genre:Medicine, Nursing, Dermatology 
Pages:384 pages
eBook Size:4.2 MB
Book Description

This is the first primary care dermatology reference written by and for nurses. It focuses on approximately 60 skin conditions that are commonly seen in primary care settings and provides unique decision trees to assist in accurate diagnosis. Organized for quick access, the book presents conditions alphabetically and includes evidence-based treatment and management strategies along with full-color photos taken during actual office visits. Dermatologic diagnostics cover skin assessment, specimen collection procedures, and use of mechanical devices, along with relevant evidence-based topical, systemic, and surgical treatment options.

The resource provides an overview of dermatology basics including skin anatomy and physiology and skin terminology. Illustrations, graphs, and skin terminology help to accurately document descriptions of rashes, lesions, and diseases during diagnostic evaluations. The book also defines risk factors in relation to skin conditions and diseases and delineates conditions common to specific populations. A broad range of management strategies is presented along with alerts for when expert follow-up is indicated. To promote rapid identification of skin conditions, each is presented in a consistent organization that includes overview, epidemiology, pathology/histology, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, treatment/management, special considerations and appropriate referrals, and patient education. The Clinical Pearls feature captures the authors” expertise. Additional photos are available from the website as a digital photo archive.

Focuses on approximately 60 common dermatological conditions with high-quality, full-color photos.
Presents four unique decision trees to foster accurate diagnosis and clinical decision making.
Delivers evidence-based protocols for diagnosis, treatment, and management.
Uses a consistent format to promote quick access to information.
Written by advanced-degree nurse practitioners with nurses” informational needs in mind.

Recommended / Useful For

This 1st Edition handbook of Dermatology for the Advanced Practice Nurse serves as Reference Material for Dermatologists. However the Information included in this book found to be useful for Medical, Pharmacy and Nursing Students, Doctors, Physicians, Practitioners, Clinicians, Nurses and Clinical Pharmacists.

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