This practical manual provides a real-world educationally focused resource. It enables the reader to gain a good understanding of a range of skin diseases, their differential diagnosis and various medical and/or surgical treatment options. Topics covered include general dermatology, oncodermatology, drugs, phototherapy, pigmentary disorders, skin of color, inpatient dermatology and pediatric dermatology. Emphasis is placed on concise, practical points that one can use in clinic, with informative pearls to reinforce the key messages in each chapter.
Practical Guide to Dermatology: The Henry Ford Manual systematically describes a broad range of practical concepts, diagnostic and treatment techniques involving various dermatological disciplines. It represents a valuable reference guide for practicing and trainee dermatologists alike.
Henry W. Lim, MD earned his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, USA and completed his dermatology residency at the New York University School of Medicine. He is chair emeritus of the Department of Dermatology, senior vice president for academic affaris at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit. Dr. Lim is former president of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology, and American Dermatological Association. He has published more than 400 articles and served as editor or co-editor for eight textbooks. Dr. Kohen is an associate residency program director at the Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Health System, and practices as a pigmented lesions specialist. She was chief resident during her final year of residency at Henry Ford. Dr. Schneider is a resident in dermatology at Henry Ford Health System. She earned her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, USA. Dr. Yeager is a resident in dermatology at Henry Ford Health System. She earned her medical degree from Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.