Common Skin Diseases A Handbook for the Aesthetician

ISBN-10: 140188170X

ISBN-13: 9781401881702

Edition: 2007

Authors: Pamela Hill

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Chronic Diseases of the Skin: A Handbook for the Aesthetician is designed to offer the aesthetician with the tools needed to work with clients who present with unfamiliar or unusual skin lesions. This book addresses the common and not-so-common diseases and disorders that are seen on the skin, what they look like, and what to do about them. With the aid of photographs, descriptions, and illustrations, this book will help the clinician to know what they are looking at and what recommended action should be taken. It offers advice on how to avoid giving medical advice and medical diagnosis, and aides in understanding the common course of a disease, what to expect, treatment of the disease, and client prognosis. In addition, this handbook outlines the common course of a disease, what to expect, treatment of the disease, and client prognosis.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 4/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 271
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Pamela Hill, RN is Chief Executive Officer and president of Facial Aesthetics, the Pamela Hill Institute, and Pamela Hill Skin Care.

Preface
About the Author
Acknowledgments
Reviewers
Introduction to Skin Diseases
Introduction
Client History
Examining Skin Conditions
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin
Introduction
Skin Anatomy
Hypodermis or Subcutaneous Tissue
Skin Physiology
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Wound Healing
Introduction
Types of Wounds
Scarring
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Viral Skin Diseases
Introduction
Herpes Simplex 1 and 2
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
Warts
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Bacterial Diseases of the Skin
Introduction
Acne
Folliculitis
Impetigo
Cellulitis
Furuncles and Carbuncles
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Fungal Diseases of the Skin
Introduction
Candidiasis
Tinea Capitis
Tinea Manuum
Tinea Corporis and Tinea Faciei
Tinea Pedia
Tinea Versicolor
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Bibliography
Skin Diseases and Aging
Introduction
Skin Aging
Seborrheic Keratoses
Skin Tags (Acrochordon)
Cherry Angioma
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Diseases of Pigment
Introduction
Hyperpigmentation
Melasma
Drug-Induced Hyperpigmentation
Vitiligo
Lentigines
Telangiectasia
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Benign Skin Tumors
Introduction
Dermatofibroma
Syringoma
Sebaceous Hyperplasia
Epidermal Cysts
Venous Lakes
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Bibliography
Premalignant and Malignant Tumors of the Skin
Introduction
Actinic Keratoses
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Dysplastic Nevus
Melanoma
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Autoimmune Connective Diseases of the Skin
Introduction
Chronic Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (Discoid Lupus)
Scleroderma
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Atopic and Papulosquamous Diseases of the Skin
Introduction
Rosacea (Acne Rosacea)
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Psoriasis
Contact Dermatitis
Perioral Dermatitis
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Urticaria
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Glossary
Index
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