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Prescribing in Dermatology

Prescribing in Dermatology

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  • Date Published: August 2006
  • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • format: Adobe eBook Reader
  • isbn: 9780511222719

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  • The rapidly expanding field of non-medical prescribing requires that clear and comprehensive information on the subject be accessible to healthcare professionals. This book, written by experts with a wealth of practical and clinical experience in the field, provides essential material on the diagnosis and treatment of common dermatological conditions as well as relevant background information such as basic pharmacology. The user-friendly format ensures effective use in a practical setting to facilitate accurate prescribing without consulting library resources. A range of skin infections and infestations are dealt with alongside more specific coverage of conditions such as acne, eczema, psoriasis and skin cancers. As such it is an invaluable guide for primary care practitioners and healthcare professionals prescribing in dermatology as well as pre-post registered nurses looking to specialize in the field.

    • Covers causes, symptoms and treatments of a comprehensive range of dermatological conditions
    • Quick access format for use in a practical setting
    • Contains colour photographs of examples of many conditions
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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2006
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511222719
    • contains: 24 colour illus.
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    1. Basic pharmacology
    2. The skin
    3. Antibacterial preparations
    4. Acne vulgaris and rosacea
    5. Psoriasis
    6. Eczema
    7. Urticaria and angio-oedema
    8. Infections and infestations
    9. Skin cancer.

  • Authors

    Polly Buchanan, Galderma UK
    Molly Courtenay is a qualified nurse with a background in Intensive Care and General Medicine. During recent years she has worked within nurse education and research and is currently a Reader at Reading University. Molly's main research interest is prescribing and medicines management and she has produced a number of publications in this area. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of Molly is currently on secondment to the Royal College of Nursing as their joint prescribing adviser.

    Molly Courtenay, University of Reading
    Polly Buchanan qualified as a nurse and midwife in Scotland in the 1970s. She has been working in dermatology since 1986 in a variety of roles including lecturing at the University of Southampton and Bournemouth University, developing a dermatology nursing service for Salisbury NHS Trust and writing for many books and journals. Polly is currently employed by Galderma UK as a consultant nurse in dermatology with managerial and clinical responsibilty representing a model working partnership between the pharmaceutical industry and the NHS.

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