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Buka's Emergencies in Dermatology

Buka, Bobby, Uliasz, Annemarie, Krishnamurthy, Karthik (Eds.)

2013, XIII, 294 p. 134 illus., 130 illus. in color.

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  • Concise, portable reference for use by emergency medicine and dermatology physicians and residents
  • Focuses on the most critical issues related to emergencies in dermatology
  • Written by well-known and respected experts in the field of dermatology and emergency medicine
  • Extensive color images

The term “dermatologic emergency” is
rarely used, and a dermatologist is typically
not the first physician called when a
patient presents to the emergency department.
However, largely under-recognized
dermatoses can be life-threatening if not
diagnosed and treated in a timely fashion.
Buka’s Emergencies in Dermatology addresses
the need for a concise, portable
reference that can be used by emergency
personnel, dermatologists and

This text, heavily illustrated with color
images, proves to be especially critical if a
community-based hospital does not have
a dermatology department and the responsibility
for initial diagnosis falls to the
emergency room or critical care physician.
While the vast majority of cutaneous
outbreaks are not life-threatening, those that are
can go unrecognized with devastating consequences.
Buka’s Emergencies in Dermatology addresses
this concern and focuses on the
most critical issues in cutaneous emergencies, from
neonatal and pediatric emergencies,
to infectious emergencies and drug eruptions.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Critical Care for Dermatologic Emergencies - Dermatology - Emergency Dermatology - Emergency Medicine - Infectious Emergencies in Dermatology - Neonatal and Pediatric Emergencies in Dermatology

Related subjects » Critical Care & Emergency Medicine - Dermatology - Medicine - Public Health

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