Generalized Dermatitis in Clinical Practice
Management of Generalized Dermatitis in Clinical Practice translates the mechanisms of dermatitis from basic science evidence to practice based recommendations for clinical care. The role of allergic contact dermatitis in atopic dermatitis is explored in depth. Primary care physicians, allergists, and dermatologists will enjoy the fresh perspective that moves beyond treatment with corticosteroids and provides diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms for this complex condition.
Reviews the diagnosis of all types of dermatitis including algorithms for use of skin prick, conventional, and atopy patch testsProvides practical tips on obtaining environmental history including use of pantomime to understand relationship between exposure and distribution of dermatitisDetails indications for referral to specialists such as haematology/oncologyDefines a dermatitis strategy not based on gross classification alone