By Thomas P. Habif MD, Thomas P. Habif
Thoroughly revised and up to date, the 4th variation of this renowned reference provides a wealth of latest positive aspects to permit readers to spot, deal with, and deal with dermis ailments extra simply than ever. Atlas-like tips, complemented with particular, diagnostic textual content, mix to supply readers a uncomplicated source they'll seek advice time and again. additionally to be had as a separate web site and e-dition package deal, this booklet is widely known because the world's best dermatologic manual.
* impressive images of just about each universal epidermis disorder.
* incorporates a crew of world-renown editors and contributors.
* makes use of a constant structure in each bankruptcy to give info in a logical, easy-reference fashion.
* contains a distinctive part that includes dermatoscopy photographs and diagnostic options for the analysis of cancer and different pigmented lesions.
* good points greater than 2 hundred new pictures in addition to new administration algorithms, making prognosis and remedy even more efficient.
* Organizes affliction details with an alphabetical directory at the inside of back and front covers, making an allowance for easy access to express guidance.
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The cloth need not be new or sterilized. Compress material must be washed at least once daily if it is to be used repeatedly. 2. Fold the cloth so there are at least four to eight layers and cut to fit an area slightly larger than the area to be treated. 3. Wet the folded dressings by immersing them in the solution, and wring them out until they are sopping wet (neither running nor just damp). 4. Place the wet compresses on the affected area. Do not pour solution on a wet dressing to keep it wet because this practice increases the concentration of the solution and may cause irritation.
Once the wet phase of the disease has been controlled, the lipids and proteins must be restored with the use of emollient creams and lotions, and wet compressing should stop. Emollient creams and lotions Emollient creams and lotions restore water and lipids to the epidermis (see Dermatologic Formulary , pp. 945 ). , Lac-Hydrin, AmLactin) have special lubricating properties and may be the most effective. Creams are thicker and more lubricating than lotions; petroleum jelly and mineral oil contain no water.
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