Color Atlas & Synopsis of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Paperback)
An unmatched collection of full-color clinical images of common and rare sexually transmitted diseases
More than 200 full-color photographs
A Doody's Core Title for 2022
From the author's extensive private collection of clinical photographs comes the latest edition of this classic atlas of sexually transmitted diseases. The third edition of Color Atlas & Synopsis of Sexually Transmitted Diseases offers a succinct outline presentation that features color photographs for each disorder, accompanied by a concise overview of epidemiology, clinical manifestations, the physical examination, diagnosis and management, and prevention. Coverage of each condition includes one more clinical case studies.
Color Atlas & Synopsis of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 3e includes about twenty percent new photographs, and the text has been entirely rewritten to include the latest information on epidemiology and treatment. A new chapter reviews the global epidemiology of HIV and AIDS as well as other STDs, and the chapter on HIV and AIDS has been substantially expanded. You will also find an important overview section on the clinical approach to patients with STDs. While written primarily for the clinician, it is an excellent resource for patient education and for nonprofessionals interested in STDs.
This unique atlas covers:
- Bacterial sexually transmitted diseases
- Viral sexually transmitted diseases
- Clinical syndromes
An outstanding clinical guide to confirm your next diagnosis and a quick source of up-to-date information on tests and treatment, Color Atlas & Synopsis of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 3e offers a collection of images that cannot be duplicated in print or online.
About the Author
H. Hunter Handsfield, M.D. Clinical Professor of Medicine University of Washington Center for AIDS and STD Senior Research Leader Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation Seattle, WA