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Global Dermatology : Diagnosis and Management According to Geography, Climate, and Culture

Author: Lawrence Charles ParishLarry E MillikanMohamed AmerR A C Graham-BrownSidney N KlausAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive source of information on variations found in skin diseases throughout the world is offered here. By considering the overall problems of hereditary variables, climate fluctuations, and therapeutic differences, this volume provides an appraisal of the diverse factors that make up the composite picture of cutaneous medicine. Divided by continent and then further organized into countries or regions, each  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Charles Parish; Larry E Millikan; Mohamed Amer; R A C Graham-Brown; Sidney N Klaus; Joseph L Pace
ISBN: 9781461226147 1461226147
OCLC Number: 853271736
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 359 pages 156 illustrations)
Contents: I. Prologue --
1. Comments --
2. Tropical Medicine and Tropical Public Health --
3. Dermatological Epidemiology --
4. Climatology --
5. Culture and Socioeconomic Background: Constructing the Relationship Between the Skin, Touch, and Sexuality --
6. The Cultural Construction of Illnesses of the Skin --
7. The Globalization of Medical and Dermatologic Education --
II. The Influence of Migration and Travel --
8. Comments --
9. The United States of America --
10. Western Europe --
11. The United Kingdom --
12 Immigrants in Eastern Europe --
13. Africa --
14. Travel Medicine --
III. Variables in Dermatology --
15. Comments --
16. Diseases Affected by Heat --
17. Diseases Affected by Cold: Arctic and Subarctic Areas --
18. Diseases Affected by War: The Korean Experience --
19. Global Veterinary Dermatology --
IV. Anthropologic Dermatology --
20. Comments --
21. Diseases Among Arab People --
22. Diseases Among Australian Aborigines --
23. Diseases Among Black People --
24. Diseases Among Jewish People --
25. Diseases Among Native American People --
V. Regional Dermatology --
26. Comments --
The Americas --
27. Caribbean Region --
28. Chile --
29. Colombia --
30. Mexico --
31. Venezuela --
Europe --
32. Germany --
33. Greece --
34. Malta --
35. Poland --
Africa --
36. Malawi --
37. Nigeria --
38. Rwanda --
39. South Africa --
Asia --
40. Japan --
41. India --
42. Lebanon --
43. United Arab Emirates --
VI. Global Therapy --
44. Therapeutic Considerations --
45. Antimicrobial Therapy --
46. Antifungal Therapy --
47. Antiparasitic Therapy.
Responsibility: edited by Lawrence Charles Parish, Larry E. Millikan, Mohamed Amer, Robin A.C. Graham-Brown, Sidney N. Klaus, Joseph L. Pace.

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