A Practical Guide to Vulval Disease: Diagnosis and Management 1st Edition
This book is a practical guide to the diagnosis and management of vulval disorders. It offers guidance for all those who are treating patients with vulval disease at trainee and specialist level, helping to improve management for the patient and prevent delays in diagnosis, including referrals to specialists.
It contains key information about diagnosis, investigation and basic management, with a section on signs and symptoms guides the reader to the correct chapter for the treatment of that disease. The experienced authors include updated classification and terminology of vulval disease with an explanation of how this should be useful in clinical practice and guidance as to when the patient should be referred on to a specialist.
As vulval diseases are different to those of the rest of the skin patients with vulval disease present a large unmet need, often with delays in diagnosis due to a lack of training from physicians. This practical guide provides the specialist knowledge required for diagnosis and treatment of these conditions.
From the Back Cover
A Practical Guide to Vulval Disease: Diagnosis and Management
Dr Fiona Lewis, St Johns Institute of Dermatology and Wexham Park Hospital (Frimley Health Foundation Trust), UK.
Dr Fabrizio Bogliatto, Chivasso Civic Hospital in Turin, Italy.
Dr Marc van Beurden, Netherlands Cancer Institute.
Patients with vulval disease frequently experience delays in diagnosis due to a lack of training for physicians. A Practical Guide to Vulval Disease: Diagnosis and Management offers practical, up-to-date and expert guidance on the diagnosis and management of vulval disorders. It provides the knowledge required for diagnosis and treatment of these conditions at both trainee and specialist level. Key information about diagnosis, investigation and basic management is included, with a section on signs and symptoms to direct the reader to the appropriate chapter for the particular disease. Current classification and terminology of vulval disease is featured, along with guidance on when a patient should be referred to a specialist.
Well-illustrated with185 high quality photographs,this user-friendly clinical guidebook integrates clinical and histological features of vulval disorders, so the reader can understand the disease from a microscopic to macroscopic level.
Written by an experienced author team, A Practical Guide to Vulval Disease: Diagnosis and Management is essential reading for gynaecologists, dermatologists, genito-urinary physicians, general practitioners and nurses, both in practice and in training.
- Hardcover: 240 pages
- Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (March 27, 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1119146054
- ISBN-13: 978-1119146056