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Title Dermatological manual of outdoor hazards / Julian Trevino, Amy Y-Y Chen, editors
Published Cham : Springer, 2020


Description 1 online resource (216 pages)
Contents Section 1: Introduction -- General introduction, including cutaneous clinical reaction, factors influencing reactions to plant and arthropods exposures -- Morphology and diagnostic techniques -- Section 2: Plants -- Plant-induced urticaria -- Irritant dermatitis (chemical, mechanical) due to plants -- Phytophotodermatitis -- Allergic contact dermatitis due to plants -- Section 3: Arthropods -- Arachnida class: spiders (may not talk about scorpions) -- Arachnida class: ticks -- Arachnida class: mites -- Insecta class: beetles, bees, wasp, ants -- Insecta class: caterpillars, butterflies, moths -- Insecta class: flies and mosquitos -- Diplopoda class (millipede) -- Chilopoda class (centipede) -- Insect repellents and adjunctive measures to prevent arthropod exposures. Section 4: Environmental hazards -- Temperature -- Sun
Summary This book comprehensively covers the knowledge and skills that physicians, medical students and mid-level providers (physician assistants and nurse practitioners) need in order to care for patients with plant or arthropod exposures. It presents the epidemiology, pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of selected exposures, before discussing prevention strategies and management options for adverse cutaneous reactions and selected systemic manifestations. Lastly, it reviews emerging viruses carried by arthropods and related human diseases, such as the Zika virus. Dermatological Manual of Outdoor Hazards covers a broad range of arthropod and plant exposures, with a specific focus on dermatological manifestations, making it a valuable resource for all trainees and practicing dermatologists, primary care physicians and emergency physicians who treat these patients
Notes Includes index
Print version record
Subject Skin -- Inflammation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Skin -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Dermatology -- standards
Safety Management
Skin -- Diseases.
Skin -- Inflammation.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Trevino, Julian, editor.
Chen, Amy Y-Y, editor.
ISBN 9783030377823