Taylor and Kelly's Dermatology for Skin of Color 2/E

Taylor and Kelly's Dermatology for Skin of Color 2/E

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071805537
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 01/22/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 800
File size: 199 MB
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About the Author

Dr. Taylor is Harvard trained and is internationally recognized for her research in skin of color. She is the director of the first-of-its kind Skin of Color Center at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, NYC. She is chair of the Women's Task Force and a member of the Health Care Delivery Committee and the Minority Student Mentors Program for the American Academy of Dermatology. In May of this year, Amistad Publishing (Harper Collins) published a trade bok entitled BROWN SKIN: DR. SUSAN TAYLOR'S PRESCRIPTION FOR FLAWLESS KING HAIR AND NAILS.

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