Books for Dermatologists
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Pathology Books: general surgical pathology anatomy autopsy bioterrorism board review breast cardiovascular cytopathology dermatopathology electron microscopy endocrine eye forensic GI GU grossing gynecologic head and neck hematopathology histology history IHC immunology informatics kidney lab medicine law liver lung mediastinum/serosa medical dictionaries medical writing microbiology molecular muscle neuropathology oncology other parasitology pediatric placenta soft tissue & bone statistics stem cells transfusion
Dermatology Books: cosmetic dermoscopy general infectious pediatric surgery tumors
Bowling: Diagnostic Dermoscopy: The Illustrated Guide
By Jonathan Bowling
2010 (1st ed), 112 pages, $60 list
Ideal for clinic use, both for diagnosis and for explaining to the patient, this guide provides a quick reference atlas guide to the diagnosis skin lesions, especially, but not limited to, those that are cancerous, Icons for each condition linked to high definition dermoscopy and clinical photographs, real dermatoscopic images and the associated clinical photographs on the page opposite.
Johr: Dermoscopy: An Illustrated Self-Assessment Guide
By Robert Johr
2010 (1st ed), 428 pages, 300 illus, $100 list
Dermoscopy: An Illustrated Guide offers a unique check-list methodology for learning how to use dermoscopy to diagnose benign and malignant pigmented and non-pigmented skin lesions. For each of the 191 cases, you will find a series of high-quality full-color clinical and dermoscopic images, each with a short history. Every case is followed by five true-or-false questions along with three check boxes to test your knowledge acquisition and decision-making ability on “Risk, Diagnosis, and Disposition.” Turn the page and the answers to the questions are provided in a unique, memorable manner in which the dermoscopic images are presented again. Circles, stars, boxes, and arrows appear in the image pointing out the important dermoscopic criteria of each case.
Marghoob: An Atlas of Dermoscopy
By Ashfaq Marghoob
2012 (2nd ed), 384 pages, 1500 illus, $340 list
Building on a successful first edition, this revised and extended Atlas of Dermoscopy demonstrates the state of the art of how to use dermoscopy to detect and diagnose lesions of the skin, with a special emphasis on malignant skin tumours. With well over 1,500 photographs, drawings, and tables, the book has extensive clinical correlation with dermoscopic images, so readers can appreciate the added benefits of dermoscopy by comparing the clinical morphology seen with the naked eye with the corresponding dermoscopic morphology; extensive illustrations from the image collections of internationally recognized experts, who have years of experience refining their techniques; and extensive schematic drawings to help readers single out the key structures and patterns to recognize in the dermoscopic images.
Menzies: Dermoscopy: An Atlas
By Scott Menzies
2009 (3rd ed), 270 pages, 200 illus, $90 list
Dermoscopy: An Atlas, 3rd Edition (previous title: An Atlas of Surface Microscopy of Pigmented Skin Lesions: Dermoscopy) is a practical and comprehensive manual that will improve your results in diagnosis of skin tumors and related conditions. This well-illustrated, highly acclaimed reference provides a complete understanding of the use of dermoscopy, explaining diagnostic features and examining benign melanocytic, melanoma, and non-melanocytic lesions.
Soyer: Dermoscopy: The Essentials
By Peter Soyer
2011 (2nd ed), 248 pages, $80 list
Dermoscopy: The Essentials presents the practical guidance you need to master this highly effective, cheaper, and less invasive alternative to biopsy. Drs. Peter Soyer, Giuseppe Argenziano, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, and Iris Zalaudek explain all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting results. With approximately 50% new clinical and dermoscopic images, valuable pearls and checklists, and access to the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, you'll have everything you need to diagnose earlier and more accurately.
Stolz: Color Atlas of Dermatoscopy
By Wilhelm Stolz
2015 (3rd ed), 320 pages, 500 illus, $180 list
The continuous, worldwide demand for this standard atlas has encouraged the authors and publishers to prepare an updated and enlarged third edition. Dermatoscopy is a relatively new technique and allows the doctor to make a rapid and highly accurate assessment of whether a pigmented lesion (mole) is likely to be malignant. Otherwise, the patient would have to undergo a biopsy and laboratory analysis of the specimen. Thus, a dermatoscope, costing a 100 dollars, can save lives, or at least, the high costs of unnecessary surgery. This book is a highly visual guide to the subject and will teach the necessary pattern recognition skills. It really is an atlas, in that, it contains over 500 high resolution colour photographs with detailed accompanying diagrams to explain how to recognise the key diagnostic features of each lesion. The main focus of the book is the daily challenge which physicians face when evaluating patients with pigmented lesions.
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