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Dermatology for the advanced practice nurse / Faye Lyons, Lisa Ousley.

Author/Creator:
Lyons, Faye, author.
Publication:
New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (391 p.)
Subjects:
Dermatologic nursing.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Unique decision trees promote accurate diagnosis and treatment of 60 common skin conditions. This is the first primary care dermatology reference written by and for nurses. It focuses on approximately 60 skin conditions that are commonly seen in primary care settings and provides unique decision trees to assist in accurate diagnosis. Organized for quick access, the book presents conditions alphabetically and includes evidence-based treatment and management strategies along with full-color photos taken during actual office visits. Dermatologic diagnostics cover skin assessment, specimen collect
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Share Dermatology for the Advanced Practice Nurse; Part I: Overview of Dermatology; Chapter 1: Education: Nurses and Primary Care Providers; Epidemiology and Statistics of Skin Disorders; Annual Economic Burden; Quality-of-Life Implications; Evidence-Based Practice and Decision Trees; Conceptual Framework For Assessing, Diagnosing, and Treating Skin Rashes; Decision Trees and Differential Diagnoses; References; Chapter 2: Basics of Dermatology; Skin Anatomy and Physiology; Skin Terminology; Vascular Lesions; Diagnostic Evaluations
Distribution, Type, Characteristics, and Pattern of LesionsSpecial Distribution Category: Patterns of Intentional or Unintentional Injury; References; Chapter 3: Special Considerations for Populations, Culture, and Comorbid Conditions; Infants and Children; The Elderly; Ethnicity; Cultural Practices; Puberty; Pregnancy; References; Part II: Clinical Management of Dermatology Conditions; Chapter 4: Skin Assessment; History; Skin Assessment (Physical); Social History; Family History; Dermatologic Signs; Differential Diagnosis; References; Chapter 5: Diagnostics; Collecting Specimens
Mycology: Microscopic Examination of Scale (Potassium Hydroxide)Use of Mechanical Devices; References; Chapter 6: Treatment Approaches; Topical Treatment; Systemic Evaluation and Treatment; Surgical Treatment; Other Treatments; References; Chapter 7: Clinical Management; Routine Skin Care; Preventive Care; Skin Self-Examination; Protection From The Sun; Moisturizer; Nutritional Counseling; Appropriate Referrals; Genetic Counseling Referrals; References; Part III: Common Dermatologic Conditions; Abrasions and Skin Tears; Overview; Clinical Presentation; Treatment/Management
Special ConsiderationsPatient Education; Clinical Pearls; References; Acne; Overview; Epidemiology; Pathology/Histology; Clinical Presentation; Diagnostic Tests; Differential Diagnosis; Treatment/Management; Special Considerations; When to Refer; Patient Education; Clinical Pearls; References; Alopecia; Overview; Epidemiology; Pathology/Histology; Clinical Presentation; Pathology/Histology; Clinical Presentation; Pathology/Histology; Clinical Presentation; Differential Diagnosis; Treatment/Management; Special Considerations; When to Refer; Patient Education; Clinical Pearls; References
Aphthous StomatitisOverview; Epidemiology; Pathology/Histology; Clinical Presentation; Differential Diagnosis; Treatment/Management; Special Considerations; When to Refer; Patient Education; Clinical Pearls; References; Bruise and Contusion; Overview; Epidemiology; Pathology/Histology; Clinical Presentation; Differential Diagnosis; Treatment/Management; Special Considerations; When to Refer; Patient Education; References; Burns; Overview; Epidemiology; Pathology/Histology; Clinical Presentation; Differential Diagnosis; Treatment/Management; Special Considerations; When to Refer
Patient Education
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Ousley, Lisa Ellen, author.
ISBN:
0-8261-3644-3
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