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|Description||This is the highly anticipated update of the complete textbook of dermatologic science and practice focusing on the care of patients with moderately to heavily pigmented skin - 21 new chapters with more than 900 photographs! Dermatology for Skin of Color, Second Edition is a comprehensive reference that thoroughly details every aspect of dermatologic science as it applies to skin of color - from the development of the skin to the biology of hair and nails. All commonly encountered dermatologic problems of Africans, Asians, Arabs, Native Americans, and other peoples are covered, as are other diseases with significant skin manifestations. This second edition is significantly expanded with 21 new chapters covering dermatology for geriatric, adolescent, and pregnant patients, as well as depigmenting agents, viral infections, cutaneous manifestation of internal malignancy, neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, photoaging, photosensivity, laser treatment for skin-tightening, toxins and fillers, cosmetic practices in Mexico, effects of tattooing and piercing, sickle cell disease, drug eruptions, and the biology of oral mucosa. It also features many more clinical pictures and improved organization. Extensively illustrated with more than 900 full-color photos, Dermatology for Skin of Color provides comprehensive coverage of medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatment options, pediatric dermatology, differences between skin of color and Caucasian skin, differences between ethnic groups with skin of color, and important basic science information on the structure and function of skin of color. In addition, folk remedies and over-the-counter treatments specifically targeting this population are covered.|
|Author Biography||Susan C. Taylor, MD, a Harvard, Columbia and University of Pennsylvania educated physician as well as a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Dermatology, has been at the forefront of scientific research, clinical care and education for the Dermatologic health of populations of Africans, Asians, Latinos and Native Americans. Dr. Taylor was the Founding Director of the Skin of Color Center at St. Luke's Hospital Center in New York, a first of its kind in the nation. Dr. Taylor has delivered over 250 lectures by invitation across Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. Additionally, she have been a medical contributor and expert for national and local television and radio programming including the Today Show, Good Morning America and MSNBC. She co-authored two major dermatology textbooks, Dermatology for Skin of Color and Treatment for Skin of Color, two books for the lay-public, number textbook chapters, journal articles and websites. A. Paul Kelly, MD, a graduate of Brown University and Howard University College of Medicine, was a leader and professor in the field of dermatology, with a focus on treatments for skin of color.|
|Author(s)||A. Paul Kelly, Ana Maria Anido Serrano, Henry Lim, Susan C. Taylor|
|Publisher||McGraw-Hill Education - Europe|
|Date of Publication||01/03/2016|
|Subject||Clinical Medicine: Professional|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||217308650|
|Country of Publication||United States|
|Edition Statement||2nd Revised edition|
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