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This systematically organized collection evaluates the effectiveness of prescription drugs and considers complex dermatological conditions that may require multiple approaches, providing guidance for appropriate selection, initiation, and follow-up of drug therapy. Covers treatments for psoriasis ranging from coal tar, anthralin, and phototherapy to topical steroids and various systemic agents, including methotrexate and cyclosporine! Richly detailed with over 1400 references, tables, photographs, and drawings, Drug Therapy in Dermatology ·focuses on the management of the cutaneous changes of major autoimmune connective tissue diseases ·covers psoralen photosensitization and photochemotherapy ·examines natural and synthetic retinoids ·discusses treatment for urticarial vasculitis, physical urticarias, urticaria pigmentosa, and contact and papular urticaria ·emphasizes pharmacodynamic principles that influence the selection of appropriate antimicrobial therapies ·describes topical therapies for acne, rosacea, and infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus ·reviews the efficacy and toxicity of topical corticoids ·and more! Addressing family history, internal and external treatments, and patient psychology, Drug Therapy in Dermatology is a top-shelf reference for dermatologists, pharmacologists, pharmacists, internists, rheumatologists, allergists, family physicians, pediatricians, immunologists, biochemists, and graduate and medical school students in these disciplines.
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