2nd ed, edited by Nicholas Lowe, 311 pp, with black-and-white illus, St Louis, Mo, Mosby—Year Book, 1993.
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The treatment of psoriasis involves difficult decisions and time-consuming explanations to maximize therapeutic benefits. Practical Psoriasis Therapy has been written to guide the dermatologist through the wide variety of treatments and help in the selection of therapy for the patient. Additionally, numerous practical details of most therapies are presented. Dr Lowe has completely updated this handbook from the original 1986 version. Practical Psoriasis Therapy is organized according to type of therapy followed by chapters on special problems in therapy, such as scalp psoriasis or pustular psoriasis.
The breadth of Dr Lowe's experience is evident throughout the book, and he is one of the authors of 17 of the 24 chapters. He is an enthusiastic advocate of many differing therapies. Like Dr Lowe, the other contributors are actively involved in the investigation and treatment of psoriasis and adhere to a straightforward style in presenting their information. All of the common therapies
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