Item description for Imported Skin Diseases by William R. Faber, Rod J. Hay & Ben Naafs...
IMPORTED SKIN DISEASES was written and illustrated for the health professional in order to help in the diagnosis of diseases acquired in another, often tropical, environment and subsequent patient management. Patients with exotic (non-endemic) skin diseases have become more frequent in recent years. The authors are internationally recognised experts in their field. This book covers a wide spectrum of imported skin diseases, the majority infectious in nature. These diseases are found not only among Western travellers, but also among immigrant minority groups who may regularly visit their relatives in their countries of origin. Sexually transmitted infections as well as dermatological diseases are discussed. Symptoms of potentially life-threatening systemic infections are described. There is also a chapter on aquatic skin disorders.
Website including images and a website parallel to the book, www.importedskindiseases.com. There are over 300 pictures included on this site and these images support diagnostics.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.53" Width: 6.69" Height: 0.47" Weight: 1.46 lbs.
Release Date Dec 12, 2007
ISBN 9035228049 ISBN13 9789035228047
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