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September 1973

A Guide to Drug Eruptions

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Rochester, Minn

 

By W Bruinsma, MD. Price, $9.50. Pp 103, with many tables. Excerpta Medica Amsterdam, Jan Van Galenstraat, 335 Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1973.

Arch Dermatol. 1973;108(3):442. doi:10.1001/archderm.1973.01620240082036

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Abstract

The basic organization of this short book establishes its usefulness to the practicing physician. The chapter headings for the bulk of the text represent the various dermatologic drug reaction patterns. Within each chapter, there is a short discussion of the drugs most commonly causing that reaction. The discussion is highlighted by tables within the chapters summarizing the drugs most likely and less likely to cause the reaction under consideration, for example, lichenoid eruptions. The book is short enough to be a quick reference guide during clinical practice. Of course, the inverse of this advantage becomes one of its failings as the discussions regarding each reaction pattern are far short of exhaustive; however, as stated in the introduction, the book was not meant to be complete regarding theoretical considerations and laboratory data.

In the last few pages of the book, two additional useful features are found. If one is interested in

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