Nails, 3rd Edition - Diagnosis, Therapy, Surgery
By Richard K. Scher, MD and C. Ralph Daniel, III, MD
Approx. 352 pages, 553 ills.
Trim size 11 X 8 1/2 in.
The thoroughly updated 3rd Edition of this highly regarded text continues to provide the latest therapeutic and surgical information on nail disease. A new signs-oriented section guides you to disease-specific information and simplifies diagnosis. The new, streamlined format includes bullet lists • cross-references • “Therapy” and Key points” highlights for easy reference • and full-color artwork throughout, as well as a larger page size that accommodates bigger photographs. In addition, many illustrations have been added to elucidate complex basic science.
With 4 additional associate editors and 15 contributing experts.
Provides the most reliable and comprehensive treatment information available—fully revised to include the latest therapeutic and surgical knowledge.
Uses a disease-oriented chapter format.
New to this Edition
Presents a new signs-oriented section that quickly guides you to disease-specific information.
Provides new coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of onycholysis and chronic paronychia.
Ranks therapy according to the available evidence, allowing you to treat your patients with confidence.
Includes essential new information on genetics and future developments.
Features outstanding new full-color photographs and illustrations—many new to this edition—that clearly depict nail disease and basic science concepts.
Uses a more streamlined format for easier readability and access to important points.
Features 4 new associate editors, presenting fresh perspectives and new, expert contributions to nail disease and treatment.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Signs and Symptoms
Section 2: The Normal Nail:
2-Structure and Function
3-Basic Science (incorporating embryology and with a look into the future)
Section 3: Diagnostic Techniques:
4-Initial Approach to Examination
5-Exostoses, Radiology, MRIs
Section 4: The Abnormal Nail:
8- Brittle Nails
13-Podiatric approach to Onychomycosis
14-Infection, Non Fungal
15-Nails in Systemic Disease
20-Cosmetics and/Dangers of nail Salons
22-Nails in Older Individuals
Section 5: Therapeutic Techniques: