Management of Atopic Dermatitis

Methods and Challenges
 
 
Springer (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 29. August 2018
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 224 Seiten
978-3-319-87876-8 (ISBN)
 
This book is designed to provide a foundation of knowledge regarding the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical presentation of atopic dermatitis in both pediatric and adult patients. It provides an overview of the mechanism and presentation of atopic dermatitis and focuses on the management methods experienced dermatologists have used to successfully manage atopic dermatitis. This book provides physicians with insights into the management of atopic dermatitis, such as alternative treatments for pruritus, psychosocial impact on patients and families, assessing patient compliance, and patient resources.
This book also:
Provides proven strategies for treating atopic dermatitis
Helps providers create a treatment plan for their atopic patients
Aids physicians in developing techniques for assessing patient compliance

Thoroughly addresses the significant economic and psychosocial impact of atopic dermatitis
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
  • Englisch
  • Cham
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  • Schweiz
Springer International Publishing
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • 2 s/w Abbildungen, 8 farbige Abbildungen, 5 farbige Tabellen
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  • 5 Tables, color; 8 Illustrations, color; 2 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 210 p. 10 illus., 8 illus. in color.
  • Höhe: 235 mm
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  • Breite: 155 mm
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  • Dicke: 12 mm
  • 347 gr
978-3-319-87876-8 (9783319878768)
10.1007/978-3-319-64804-0
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Lindsay C. Strowd is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Steven R. Feldman is a Professor of Dermatology and Public Health Sciences at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Erica Fortson is a Research Fellow in the Department of Dermatology at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Section 1: Pathophysiology.- Intro.- Background.- Pathophysiology.- Section 2: Presentation and evaluation.- Clinical presentation.- Atopic dermatitis complications.- Psychosocial impact of disease.- Stress and AD.- Economic impact.- Work-up.- Section 3: Therapeutics.- Treatment.- Other treatment components.- Compliance in AD treatment.- Managing the itch.- Education interventions.- The future of atopic dermatitis therapeutics.

"The book is written in an easily readable style, with each section well written, comprehensive and fully referenced. ... Clear tables and diagrams are used in conjunction with medical photography ... . This text is niche, and would only be pertinent to a subsection of physicians or those interested in dermatology." (Stephen Mounsey, British Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol. 79 (4), April, 2018)

"The book is intended for dermatologists managing patients with atopic dermatitis. It aims to educate clinicians on the best treatment approaches based on sound clinical studies. The audience is dermatologists. ... This is an excellent reference on how to treat atopic dermatitis. The scientific mechanisms of action are clearly explained and provide a logical basis for designing a treatment plan for these patients." (Patricia Wong, Doody's Book Reviews, February, 2018)
 
"The book is written in an easily readable style, with each section well written, comprehensive and fully referenced. ... Clear tables and diagrams are used in conjunction with medical photography ... . This text is niche, and would only be pertinent to a subsection of physicians or those interested in dermatology." (Stephen Mounsey, British Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol. 79 (4), April, 2018)

"The book is intended for dermatologists managing patients with atopic dermatitis. It aims to educate clinicians on the best treatment approaches based on sound clinical studies. The audience is dermatologists. ... This is an excellent reference on how to treat atopic dermatitis. The scientific mechanisms of action are clearly explained and provide a logical basis for designing a treatment plan for these patients." (Patricia Wong, Doody's Book Reviews, February, 2018)
This book is designed to provide a foundation of knowledge regarding the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical presentation of atopic dermatitis in both pediatric and adult patients. It provides an overview of the mechanism and presentation of atopic dermatitis and focuses on the management methods experienced dermatologists have used to successfully manage atopic dermatitis. This book provides physicians with insights into the management of atopic dermatitis, such as alternative treatments for pruritus, psychosocial impact on patients and families, assessing patient compliance, and patient resources.


This book also:

Provides proven strategies for treating atopic dermatitis

Helps providers create a treatment plan for their atopic patients

Aids physicians in developing techniques for assessing patient compliance

Thoroughly addresses the significant economic and psychosocial impact of atopic dermatitis
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