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A Manual of Dermatology for Developing Countries

A Manual of Dermatology for Developing Countries This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The stated targeted readership of this book are physicians, medical students, and health workers in developing countries. This manual, however, should be considered a valuable source of balanced dermatologic basic information strengthened by the emphasis and wealth of knowledge that the author imparts on tropical diseases and disorders affected by the socioeconomic and cultural environment of developing countries. The manual is divided into 20 chapters and two appendixes, one a practical formulary and the other a topographical diagnosis. The first chapter is on fundamentals, including structure and function of the skin, physical diagnosis, glossary, and basic concepts of therapy. Wellorganized and comprehensive, this chapter could be the core of information that any medical student or a first-year resident in dermatology needs to capture in his or her first exposure to this field. The second chapter, on the other hand, becomes the distinguishing feature of this manual and, on its merits, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

A Manual of Dermatology for Developing Countries

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 131 (4) – Apr 1, 1995

A Manual of Dermatology for Developing Countries

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The stated targeted readership of this book are physicians, medical students, and health workers in developing countries. This manual, however, should be considered a valuable source of balanced dermatologic basic information strengthened by the emphasis and wealth of knowledge that the author imparts on tropical diseases and disorders affected by the...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1995 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1995.01690160129030
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The stated targeted readership of this book are physicians, medical students, and health workers in developing countries. This manual, however, should be considered a valuable source of balanced dermatologic basic information strengthened by the emphasis and wealth of knowledge that the author imparts on tropical diseases and disorders affected by the socioeconomic and cultural environment of developing countries. The manual is divided into 20 chapters and two appendixes, one a practical formulary and the other a topographical diagnosis. The first chapter is on fundamentals, including structure and function of the skin, physical diagnosis, glossary, and basic concepts of therapy. Wellorganized and comprehensive, this chapter could be the core of information that any medical student or a first-year resident in dermatology needs to capture in his or her first exposure to this field. The second chapter, on the other hand, becomes the distinguishing feature of this manual and, on its merits,

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1995

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