Looking for Success in Dermatology Consultations. Diagnostic Protocol for Skin Disorders

By Carmen Lorente Méndez

Looking for Success in Dermatology Consultations. Diagnostic Protocol for Skin Disorders PDF provides the knowledge necessary to successfully diagnose and treat the most common skin diseases, which can account for up to 90% of veterinary consultations. This information is presented together with numerous images as well as a large number of diagnostic algorithms, which add to the practical value of the book.

 

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

Dermatology consultation

Seeking quality: the theory of simplicity and excellence

Theory of excellence

The theory of simplicity

2. The search for relevant information

Anamnesis: the patient’s voice

Anamnesis script

Dermatological examination: collecting objective information

Introduction

Lesion type

3. Joining the pieces to solve the diagnostic puzzle

Diagnostic algorithm: differential diagnoses accordingto the

dermatological pattern

The difficulty and importance of defining the dermatological pattern

Diagnostic algorithm for the pruritic pattern in dogs

Diagnostic algorithm for the alopecic pattern in dogs

Diagnostic algorithm for the pustular pattern in dogs

Diagnostic algorithm for keratoseborrhoeic disorders in dogs

Diagnostic algorithm for the erosive–ulcerative pattern in dogs

Diagnostic algorithm for the nodular pattern in dogs

Diagnostic algorithm for pigmentary alterations

4. A practical guide to dermatological treatments

Treatment in dermatology

Topical treatment

Treatment of ectoparasitic conditions

Treatment of pruritus

Antibiotic therapy in dermatology

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