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The complete guide to skin surgery and cosmetic procedures―from surgery fundamentals to cosmetic procedures
Written for non-specialists in dermatology―from family and emergency physicians to physician assistants and nurse practitioners―Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures in Primary Care Practice includes state-of-the-art procedures that will benefit any clinical practice. With practical tips and tricks used by leading dermatologic surgeons, this peerless resource covers a broad range of the techniques, skills, and issues you need to know, including:
- Excisions and repairs, from basic to advanced techniques
- Surgical instrument selection
- Wound dressing
- Local anesthesia
- Incision and drainage
- Nail surgery
- Photodynamic therapy
- Neurotoxin injections and fillers
- Suturing techniques
- Billing and financial considerations
Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures in Primary Care Practice is organized into three thematic sections―the fundamentals of dermatologic surgery; procedures for diagnosis, therapy, and reconstruction; and cosmetic procedures―to make finding what you need quick and easy. Each chapter kicks off with an infographic summarizing key points, including beginner tips, expert clinical pearls, and words of warning.
Indispensable for any primary care practice, this one-of-a-kind resource provides the knowledge and insight you need to perform virtually any dermatologic procedure safely and effectively.