Dermoscopy - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780723435921, 9780702048166

Dermoscopy

2nd Edition

The Essentials: Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors: H. Peter Soyer Giuseppe Argenziano Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof Iris Zalaudek
Paperback ISBN: 9780723435921
eBook ISBN: 9780702048166
Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
Published Date: 17th August 2011
Page Count: 248

Description

Dermoscopy: The Essentials presents the practical guidance you need to master this highly effective, cheaper, and less invasive alternative to biopsy. Drs. Peter Soyer, Giuseppe Argenziano, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, and Iris Zalaudek explain all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting results. With approximately 50% new clinical and dermoscopic images, valuable pearls and checklists, and access to the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, you’ll have everything you need to diagnose earlier and more accurately.

Key Features

  • Avoid diagnostic pitfalls through pearls that explain how to accurately use dermoscopy and highlight common mistakes.
  • Master all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting the results with easy-to-use "traffic light" systems and checklists for quick and effective learning.

Details

No. of pages:
248
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders Ltd. 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
Paperback ISBN:
9780723435921
eBook ISBN:
9780702048166
eBook ISBN:
9780702058134

About the Author

H. Peter Soyer

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair, Dermatology Research Centre,|The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Giuseppe Argenziano

Dr. Argenziano’s main research field is the clinical diagnosis of melanoma and, particularly, the development of more accurate methods for the early recognition of melanoma. He is author of numerous scientific articles concerning dermoscopy for the diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions and early recognition of melanoma. He is also author of 3 books on the subject (two published by Elsevier, one by Springer). Dr. Argenziano is Secretary of the International Dermoscopy Society and is the Congress Secretary of the First Congress of the International Dermoscopy Society in Naples in April 2006 (www.dermoscopy-ids.org/). His research on melanoma is very well regarded in the field. Because he is both a researcher and clinician, most of his research is very translational and has worldwide adoption. Dr. Argenziano is also among the top 20 researchers by publications in melanoma as indexed by SciVal.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Dermatology, Dermatology Unit, Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

Iris Zalaudek

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria