Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition

Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition

Editor(s): Hywel Williams

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405145183

Online ISBN: 9781444300161

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300161

About this Book

Evidence-based Dermatology,Second Edition is a unique book in the field of clinical dermatology. Written and edited by some of the world's leading experts in evidence-based dermatology, it takes a highly evidence-based approach to the treatment of all major and many of the less common skin conditions.

The toolbox at the beginning of the book explaining how to critically appraise different studies, along with the comprehensive reviewing and appraisal of evidence in the clinical chapters makes this book distinctive in its field as do the treatment recommendations which are based on the discussion of the best available evidence using a question-driven approach and a common structure on dealing with efficacy, drawbacks and implications for clinical practice.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Concept of Evidence-Based Dermatology

    1. Chapter 4

      The Cochrane Skin Group (pages 20–25)

      Tina Leonard, Finola Delamere and Dedee Murrell

  2. Part II: The Critical Appraisal Toolbox

    1. Chapter 12

      What Makes a Good Prevalence Survey? (pages 61–67)

      Magdalena Radulescu, Thomas Diepgen and Hywel Williams

  3. Part III: The Evidence - Part IIIa: Common Inflammatory Skin Diseases

    1. Chapter 15

      Acne Vulgaris (pages 81–104)

      Avanta P. Collier, Scott R. Freeman and Robert P. Dellavalle

    2. Chapter 18

      Hand Eczema (pages 117–127)

      A. Marco van Coevorden, Thomas Diepgen and Pieter-Jan Coenraads

    3. Chapter 19

      Atopic Eczema (pages 128–163)

      Kim Thomas, Fiona Bath-Hextall, Jane Ravenscroft, Carolyn Charman and Hywel Williams

    4. Chapter 21

      Psoriasis (pages 171–188)

      Luigi Naldi and Robert J. G. Chalmers

    5. Chapter 22

      Lichen Planus (pages 189–196)

      Laurence Le Cleach, Olivier Chosidow and Bernard Cribier

  4. Part III: The Evidence - Part IIIb: Skin Cancer, Moles, and Photoaging

    1. Chapter 28

      Squamous Cell Carcinoma (pages 248–255)

      Nanette J. Liegeois, Su-Jean Seo and Suzanne Olbricht

    2. Chapter 31

      Actinic Keratoses and Bowen's Disease (pages 294–314)

      Aditya K. Gupta, Jenna E. Bowen, Elizabeth A. Cooper, Seaver L. Soon, Peterson Pierre and Suephy C. Chen

    3. Chapter 32

      Kaposi's Sarcoma (pages 315–325)

      Rosamaria Corona, Margaret F. Spittle, Russell N. Moule and Michael Bigby

    4. Chapter 33

      Photoaging (pages 326–336)

      Miny Samuel, Jean-Paul Deslypere and Christopher E. M. Griffiths

  5. Part III: The Evidence - Part IIIc: Infective Skin Diseases and Exanthems

    1. Chapter 36

      Impetigo (pages 354–357)

      Sander Koning, Lisette W. A. van Suijlekom-Smit and Johannes C. van der Wouden

    2. Chapter 38

      Onychomycosis (pages 362–385)

      Aditya K. Gupta and Elizabeth A. Cooper

    3. Chapter 44

      Leprosy (pages 439–450)

      Shamez Ladhani and Weiya Zhang

    4. Chapter 45

      Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (pages 451–460)

      Urbà González and Mayda Delma Villalta Alvarez

  6. Part III: The Evidence - Part IIId: Infestations

    1. Chapter 47

      Head Lice (pages 471–477)

      Ian F. Burgess and Ciara S. Casey

  7. Part III: The Evidence - Part IIIe: Disorders of Pigmentation

    1. Chapter 50

      Melasma (pages 497–510)

      Asad Salim, Mónica Rengifo-Pardo, Sam Vincent and Luis Gabriel Cuervo-Amore

  8. Part III: The Evidence - Part IIIf: Hair Problems

  9. Part III: The Evidence - Part IIIg: Leg Ulceration

    1. Chapter 54

      Venous Ulcers (pages 537–545)

      Jonathan Kantor and David J. Margolis

  10. Part III: The Evidence - Part IIIh: Other Important Skin Disorders

    1. Chapter 56

      Dermatomyositis (pages 559–572)

      David F. Fiorentino and Jeffrey P. Callen

    2. Chapter 57

      Acquired Subepidermal Bullous Diseases (pages 573–580)

      Gudula Kirtschig, Nonhlanhla P. Khumalo, Vanessa Venning and Fenella Wojnarowska

    3. Chapter 58

      Pemphigus (pages 581–594)

      Brian R. Sperber, Linda K. Martin, Dedee F. Murrell and Victoria P. Werth

    4. Chapter 60

      Erythema Multiforme (pages 608–612)

      Pierre-Dominique Ghislain and Jean-Claude Roujeau

    5. Chapter 62

      Focal Hyperhidrosis (pages 621–628)

      Berthold Rzany, Hendrik Zielke, Thomas Sycha and Peter Schnider

    6. Chapter 66

      Pruritus (pages 650–670)

      Elke Weisshaar and Malcolm W. Greaves

  11. Part IV: The Future of Evidence-Based Dermatology

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