Dermatological Manual of Outdoor Hazards

This book comprehensively covers the knowledge and skills that physicians, medical students and mid-level providers (physician assistants and nurse practitioners) need in order to care for patients with plant or arthropod exposures. It presents the epidemiology, pathogenesis and clinical manifestati...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Trevino, Julian (Editor), Chen, Amy Y-Y. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • General introduction, including cutaneous clinical reaction, factors influencing reactions to plant and arthropods exposures
  • Morphology and diagnostic techniques
  • Section 2: Plants
  • Plant-induced urticaria
  • Irritant dermatitis (chemical, mechanical) due to plants
  • Phytophotodermatitis
  • Allergic contact dermatitis due to plants
  • Section 3: Arthropods
  • Arachnida class: spiders (may not talk about scorpions)
  • Arachnida class: ticks
  • Arachnida class: mites
  • Insecta class: beetles, bees, wasp, ants
  • Insecta class: caterpillars, butterflies, moths
  • Insecta class: flies and mosquitos
  • Diplopoda class (millipede)
  • Chilopoda class (centipede)
  • Insect repellents and adjunctive measures to prevent arthropod exposures. Section 4: Environmental hazards
  • Temperature
  • Sun