Advances in Geriatric Dermatology by Anne Lynn S. Chang

By Anne Lynn S. Chang

This concise, easy-to-read publication summarizes the present scientific proof and simple technology when it comes to getting older and the outside, helping the clinician in addressing epidermis difficulties in older dermatologic sufferers. every one bankruptcy makes a speciality of a selected zone during which new wisdom has quickly emerged over the last five years, making sure that the e-book is totally up to date.

Recent insights into getting older dermis from simple and translational technological know-how are first mentioned, masking the underlying genetics and the capability position of topical brokers and methods in reversing the getting older method. Evidence-based prescribing in older sufferers is then defined, and the facts in relation to remedies for psoriasis, reviewed. extra chapters in Geriatric Dermatology address non-surgical remedies for basal mobilephone carcinoma, the rise in and administration of sexually transmitted ailments in older dermatology sufferers, and cutaneous symptoms of elder mistreatment. Case vignettes and informative illustrations support the reader in fast greedy the relationship among an age-related approach and its scientific effect. Geriatric Dermatology is written for dermatologists, examine scientists with translational curiosity, geriatricians, and gerontologists.

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