Handbook of Systemic Drug Treatment in Dermatology
Recent increases in the use of systemic drug therapy for skin diseases reflects advances in drug development but many are potent drugs which can have serious or life threatening adverse effects. Aimed at dermatologists, primary care physicians, pharmacists and specialist nurses this book provides an accessible and concise aid to prescribing and monitoring systemic dermatologic therapy. Evidence based data or established guidelines have been included where possible. Common and important adverse drug effects and their management are covered along with some of the recent advances in drug treatment and monitoring of patients. Monitoring information in each chapter appears in tabular format for easy accessibility. Cautionary tables are color coded (green, yellow, red) for instant recognition of safety profiles.