[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.205.150.215. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Book Reviews
January 1995

Year Book of Dermatologic Surgery 1993

Author Affiliations
 

edited by Neil A. Swanson, Richard G. Glogau, and Stuart J. Salasche, 314 pp, with black-and-white illus, St Louis, Mo, Mosby—Year Book Inc, 1993.

Arch Dermatol. 1995;131(1):102. doi:10.1001/archderm.1995.01690130106022

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

This is the second Year Book of Dermatologic Surgery. Compared with the first, it has expanded from 250 to over 300 pages. The same three editors continue to do a magnificent job in summarizing and critiquing various studies from the literature of dermatologic surgery.

Before the standard chapters, the National Institutes of Health Consensus Conference Report on the diagnosis and treatment of early melanoma was presented, with comments by Drs Swanson and Rigel.

The book is divided into four chapters, the first being a discussion of concepts and techniques. The basic materials of dermatologic surgery, including techniques and wound healing, are discussed. Not only do these masters of surgery provide useful information but the book also has its share of humor. In his review of the article ''A Randomized, Controlled Trial of the Use of Music During Laceration Repair,'' Dr Swanson comments, ''This article discusses the effect music has on

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×