Evidence–Based Dermatology. 3rd Edition. Evidence–Based Medicine

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  • 680 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Edited by Hywel C. Williams, DSc, FRCP, Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Be sure your skin–care treatments have strong evidential support

Evidence–based Dermatology, Third Edition takes a unique approach to clinical dermatology by emphasising use of only the highest quality available evidence when treating people with skin diseases.

Beginning with a toolbox introduction to the practice of evidence–based dermatology, it then covers the application of evidence for dermatological treatments across a wide range of ailments, including:

Common inflammatory skin diseases

Skin cancer, moles and actinic keratoses

Infective skin disease, exanthems and infestations

Disorders of pigmentation

In addition, many of the rarer skin disorders are also included so as to provide comprehensive coverage of the topic.

World–leading experts in dermatology follow a clinical approach for each disease, and as well as providing their expert guidance on the description and diagnosis of dermatologic disorders, they also discuss common dilemmas that clinicians face when considering the best approach to patient management.   Key Points accompany each chapter to provide a quick review of the most important points.

Clinically oriented and practically focused, Evidence–based Dermatology ensures that your treatments are entirely patient–focused and fully supported by the very latest medical evidence.

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Contributors, viii

Foreword, xii

Preface, xiv

About the companion website, xv

PART I: The concept of evidence–based dermatologyAndrew Herxheimer, editor

1 The field and its boundaries, 3Luigi Naldi

2 The rationale for evidence–based dermatology, 7Hywel C. Williams and Michael Bigby

3 The role of patient and public involvement in evidence–based dermatology, 12Carron Layfield, Amanda Roberts, Jason Simons, Colette O′Sullivan, Anjna Rani, and Kim Thomas

4 The Cochrane Skin Group, 17Finola Delamere, Liz Doney, Laura Prescott, and Shirley Manknell

PART II: The critical appraisal toolboxMichael Bigby, editor

5 Formulating well–built clinical questions, 25Michael Bigby and Berthold Rzany

6 Finding the best evidence, 27Michael Bigby and Rosamaria Corona

7 The hierarchy of evidence, 30Michael Bigby

8 Appraising systematic reviews and meta–analyses, 33Michael Bigby and Hywel C. Williams

9 How to critically appraise a randomized controlled trial, 39Hywel C. Williams

10 Assessing and explaining the evidence on harms of medical interventions, 46Luigi Naldi

11 How to evaluate diagnostic tests, 50Joerg Albrecht and Michael Bigby

12 What makes a good case series?, 54Joerg Albrecht and Michael Bigby

13 What makes a good prevalence survey?, 58Hywel C. Williams

14 Critical appraisal of pharmacoeconomic studies, 62Rajini K. Murthy, Laura K. DeLong, and Suephy C. Chen

15 Comparative effectiveness research: what it is and how to assess its quality, 66Junko Takeshita and Joel M. Gelfand

16 Outcome measures, 71Alain Dupuy, Emilie Sbidian, and Sylvie Bastuji–Garin

17 Where does qualitative research fit into evidence–based dermatology?, 75Ray Jobling and Luigi Naldi

18 Applying the evidence back to the patient, 79Hywel C. Williams

PART III: The evidence

SECTION 1: Common inflammatory skin diseasesLuigi Naldi, editor

19 Acne vulgaris, 87Michael Romano and Robert P. Dellavalle

20 Papulopustular rosacea, 106Alfredo Rebora and Francesco Drago

21 Perioral dermatitis, 112Vincenzo Bettoli, Stefania Zauli, and Annarosa Virgili

22 Hand eczema, 117
Wietske A. Christoffers, Marie–Louise Anna Schuttelaar, and Pieter–Jan Coenraads

23 The primary prevention of atopic dermatitis, 127Joanne R. Chalmers, Sam F. Bremmer, and Eric L. Simpson

24 Atopic eczema, 136Kim Thomas, Carolyn Charman, Helen Nankervis, Jane Ravenscroft, and Hywel C. Williams

25 Seborrheic dermatitis, 169Mauro Picardo and Norma Cameli

26 Treatment of psoriasis, 175Alexander Nast, Phyllis Spuls, and Tamar Nijsten

27 Lichen planus, 200Laurence Le Cleach and Olivier Chosidow

28 Acute urticaria, 206Torsten Schafer

29 Chronic urticaria, 210Karsten Weller and Marcus Maurer

SECTION 2: Skin cancer, moles, and actinic keratosesRobert Dellavalle, editor

30 Primary prevention of skin cancer, 223Monika Janda and Adele C. Green

31 Treatment of cutaneous melanoma, 231Mary Ann N. Johnson and April W. Armstrong

32 Treatment of squamous cell carcinoma, 241Louise Lansbury, William Perkins, and Fiona Bath–Hextall

33 Basal cell carcinoma, 250Fiona Bath–Hextall and William Perkins

34 Primary cutaneous T–cell lymphoma, 264Fiona Child and Sean Whittaker

35 Actinic keratosis and Bowen′s disease, 283Sasha N. Jenkins, Maren Speck, and Suephy C. Chen

36 Kaposi sarcoma, 303Whitney A. High

37 Melanocytic nevi, 313Varun Shahi and Jerry D. Brewer

SECTION 3: Infective skin diseases, exanthems, and infestationsMasutaka Furue and Yuping Ran, editors

38 Local treatments for cutaneous warts, 320Juping Chen and Yan Wu

39 Molluscum contagiosum, 329Minh L. Lam

40 Impetigo, 337Sander Koning, Renske van der Sande, Lisette W.A. van Suijlekom–Smit, and Johannes C. van der Wouden

41 Athlete′s foot, 341Inajara Rotta, Michel F. Otuki, and Cassyano J. Correr

42 Pityriasis versicolor, 345Nancy Habib and Michael Bigby

43 Onychomycosis, 349Aditya K. Gupta, Elizabeth A. Cooper, Maryse Paquet, and Fiona Simpson

44 Tinea capitis, 364Urba Gonzalez

45 Deep fungal infections, 371Roderick J. Hay

46 Streptococcal cellulitis/erysipelas of the lower leg, 378Vinod E. Nambudiri and Michael Bigby

47 Exanthematic reactions, 388Sandra R. Knowles and Neil H. Shear

48 Herpes simplex, 396Vera Mahler

49 Leprosy, 407Saumya Panda

50 Cutaneous leishmaniasis, 421Urba Gonzalez, Armando Ruiz–Baques, and Jorge Alvar

51 Scabies, 432Ian F. Burgess

52 Head lice, 441Ian F. Burgess and Ciara S. Casey

53 Insect bites and stings, 451Belen Lardizabal Dofitas

SECTION 4: Disorders of pigmentationHywel C. Williams, editor

54 Vitiligo, 464Juan Jorge Manriquez and Sergio M. Niklitschek

55 Melasma, 470Asad Salim, Ratna Rajaratnam, and Eva Soos Domanne

SECTION 5: Common ailments with significant cosmetic impactBerthold Rzany, editor

56 Male and female androgenetic alopecia, 486Hans Wolff and Kathrin Giehl

57 Alopecia areata, 490Rod Sinclair

58 Evidence–based treatment of hirsutism, 498Ulrike Blume–Peytavi and Natalie Garcia–Bartels

59 Focal hyperhidrosis, 504Kave Shams and Berthold Rzany

60 Dermal fillers, 512Stephanie Ogden and Tamara Griffiths

61 Reducing mimic wrinkles and folds with botulinum toxin A, 516Berthold Rzany

SECTION 6: Other important skin disordersMichael Bigby, editor

62 Cutaneous lupus erythematosus, 523Susan Jessop and David Whitelaw

63 Dermatomyositis, 531Ruth Ann Vleugels, David F. Fiorentino, and Jeffrey P. Callen

64 Acquired subepidermal bullous diseases, 545Gudula Kirtschig, Vanessa Venning, Nonhlanhla P. Khumalo, and Fenella Wojnarowska

65 Pemphigus, 552Linda K. Martin, Brian R. Sperber, Dedee F. Murrell, and Victoria P. Werth

66 Cutaneous sarcoidosis, 561Misha Rosenbach and Joseph C. English III

67 Erythema multiforme, 575Pierre–Dominique Ghislain and Jean–Claude Roujeau

68 Stevens Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis, 578Jean–Claude Roujeau, Pierre–Dominique Ghislain, and Laurence Valleyrie–Allanore

69 Polymorphic light eruption, 586Robert S. Dawe

70 Infantile hemangiomas, 590Hossain Shahidullah

71 Pruritus, 595Elke Weisshaar and Gil Yosipovitch

72 Vulval lichen sclerosus, erosive lichen planus, and vulvodynia, 615Rosalind C. Simpson, Ruth Murphy, and David Nunns

73 Venous ulcers, 624Jonathan Kantor, David J. Margolis, and Douglas J. Pugliese

74 Other skin diseases for which trials exist, 632Sinead Langan and Hywel C. Williams

PART IV: The future of evidence–based dermatologyLuigi Naldi, editor

75 Where do we go from here?, 637Hywel C. Williams

Subject Index, 644

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Michael Bigby
Andrew Herxheimer
Luigi Naldi
Berthold Rzany
Robert Dellavalle
Yuping Ran
Masutaka Furue
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