Dermatology Illustrated Study Guide Second Edition
In this Dermatology Illustrated Study Guide Second Edition, offers significant enhancements that will augment the dermatology resident’s learning experience. The book is replete with high yield text and well-formatted tables that now also includes over 800 clinical and histological images. This is as comprehensive and accurate of a study guide come across over the years, including those available to me during my own training. The chapters on Pediatric Dermatology and Pathology deserve special mention in this regard.
The Dermatology Illustrated Study Guide Second Edition had a permanent position in resident book bags with easy retrieval for individual study and for group fodder sessions. In my role as a program director and an educator, my interest is in helping residents apply book knowledge to routine practice, with the goal of achieving competence in dermatology and providing high quality care to patients.
I believe the residents will engage in regular and intensive reading of textbooks and journal articles in dermatology, and will supplement their study with this high yield summary to effectively refresh and reinforce knowledge.
Dermatology Illustrated Study Guide Second Edition content
Another unique aspect of this book is the discussion of life after the dermatology board exam. Medical training, as it exists today, does not emphasize important post-residency concepts such as understanding the elements of a physician employment contract, proper coding and documentation, and choosing between different types of malpractice insurance. Most of us have had to learn this on our own without a specific resource to guide us, which is why author have included this information in the last chapter.
Ultimately, this Dermatology Illustrated Study Guide and Comprehensive Board Review Second Edition book is intended as a board preparatory guide for dermatologists who are preparing for initial certification or recertification. Moreover, the topics addressed in this book are highly relevant to daily practice and may serve as an excellent reference for physicians in both dermatology and primary care. In summary, it is hoped that this will fill a real need for all dermatologists as an essential board review book and provide an indispensable resource for all