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 A complete textbook of dermatologic science and practice focusing on the care of patients with moderately to heavily pigmented
A Doody's Core Title for 2011!
   "The well-organized book is replete with clinical images and addresses the unique medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology issues that occur in skin of color. Important cultural considerations in providing optimal
care to patients with skin of color are discussed. 4 Stars
(Excellent)"--Mayo Clinic Proceedings
   "...provides readers with the first comprehensive reference for this subspecialty,
ranging from the historic and cultural to the clinical and basic science components....More than 600 full-color photographs of preoperative and
postoperative photographs foster the visual recognition of dermatologic diagnostics, and the text proves an excellent diagnostic reference for clinicians presented with puzzling dermatologic lesions. Dermatology for
Skin of Color will be a critical and invaluable addition to the clinical reference library of any culturally competent physician."--JAMA
        "Excellentcolor clinical photographs on high quality glossy white paper make thisbook a pleasure to peruse....I would recommend this book to anyone caring for a multiracial mix of patients. It also serves as a good standalone general dermatology textbook. It is definitely one of the
superior books currently available covering dermatology issues in patients of color. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service Dermatology for Skin of Color
is a comprehensive reference thoroughly detailing every aspect of dermatologic science as it applies to skin of color - from the
development of the skin to the biology of hair and nails. All commonly encountered dermatologic problems of Africans, Asians, Native American,
and other peoples are covered as are other diseases with significant skin manifestations.
         For each problem/disorder discussed, the authors offer detailed, specialized advice on diagnosis and treatment methods. Both medical and surgical treatment options are
discussed as is cosmetic dermatology. In addition, folk remedies and over-the-counter treatments specifically targeting this population are also covered.

  • 600 superb full-color pre and post operative photographs that can also be used for patient education
  • Clinical pearls impart the wisdom of experience of international experts
  • Easy-to-use, standardized presentation describes each condition and procedure

  • Comprehensive coverage that includes:    Pediatric dermatology;    
    Medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatment options;    ;The differences
    between skin of color and Caucasian skin as well as the differences
    between ethnic groups with skin of color    ;Important basic science
    information on the structure and function of skin of color

     About the Author
 A. Paul Kelly, MD
   Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
   Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science
   Chief Emeritus, Division of Dermatology
   Former King/Drew Medical Center
   Los Angeles, CA
   Clinical Professor of Medicine
   Division of Dermatology
   The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
   Los Angeles, CA
                   Susan C. Taylor, MD
   Founding Director
   Skin of Color Center
   Division of Dermatology
   St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
   New York, NY
   Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology
   College of Physicians and Surgeons
   Columbia University Medical Center
   New York, NY


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