Advances in Geriatric Dermatology by Anne Lynn S. Chang

By Anne Lynn S. Chang

This concise, easy-to-read e-book summarizes the present medical proof and simple technology with regards to getting older and the outside, helping the clinician in addressing epidermis difficulties in older dermatologic sufferers. each one bankruptcy makes a speciality of a selected quarter during which new wisdom has speedily emerged over the last five years, making sure that the e-book is totally up to date.

Recent insights into getting older epidermis from simple and translational technology are first mentioned, protecting the underlying genetics and the capability position of topical brokers and approaches in reversing the getting older technique. Evidence-based prescribing in older sufferers is then defined, and the facts in terms of remedies for psoriasis, reviewed. extra chapters in Geriatric Dermatology address non-surgical therapies for basal telephone carcinoma, the rise in and administration of sexually transmitted illnesses in older dermatology sufferers, and cutaneous symptoms of elder mistreatment. Case vignettes and informative illustrations help the reader in quick greedy the relationship among an age-related approach and its scientific impression. Geriatric Dermatology is written for dermatologists, examine scientists with translational curiosity, geriatricians, and gerontologists.

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