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Phototherapy and Photochemotherapy for Skin Disease
Third Edition
by Warwick L. Morison

Completely revised and expanded to reflect dramatic transformations in the field over the past decade, Phototherapy and Photochemotherapy for Skin Disease Third Edition offers new chapters and sections on:

  • the applications, benefits, and limitations of narrowband UV phototherapy
  • light treatment for acne
  • UVA-1 phototherapy for eczema
  • targeted phototherapy with lasers

and

  • evaluates each UV treatment in terms of its biologic effects, methods of patient selection, treatment protocols, and short- and long-term adverse effects
  • contains expanded discussions of bath and soak PUVA therapy for psoriasis
  • reviews the many available combined treatment regimens, including their indications, contraindications, and protocols
  • considers the use of PUVA therapy for the treatment of scleroderma, morphea, necrobiosis, and pigmented purpuras
  • details the economics and equipment involved in photomedical technology
  • provides an increased number of tables and lists of key points

With a greater emphasis on the basic principles, practical recommendations, and economics of phototherapy, Phototherapy and Photochemotherapy for Skin Disease Third Edition remains the standard source on the UV treatment of skin disease-presenting an expanded number of case studies, clinical solutions, and treatment protocols for a clear understanding of the present and future state of phototherapy, photochemotherapy, and phototesting in the dermatologic arena.

Contents

  • Basic Principles of Photobiology
  • Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Light Sources
  • Effect of Light on Normal Skin
  • Effect of Light on Other Organs
  • Phototesting
  • Management of Psoriasis Vulgaris
  • The Therapies Available
  • Phototherapy or Photochemotherapy
  • PUVA Therapy
  • Narrowband Phototherapy
  • Broadband Phototherapy
  • Other Forms of Phototherapy
  • Laser Treatment of Psoriasis
  • Therapy of Other Diseases
  • Psoriasis Variants
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Eczema
  • Vitiligo
  • Photodermatoses
  • Miscellaneous Diseases
  • Problem Cases
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Creating a Facility
  • Operating a Facility

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Phototherapy and Photochemotherapy
for Skin Disease

Third Edition
by Warwick L. Morison

2005 328 pages $198.95 + shipping
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