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Dermatology in Public Health Environments: A Comprehensive Textbook

  • Edited by: Renan Rangel Bonamigo, Sergio Ivan Torres Dornelles
  • ISBN: 9783319339177
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: February 16, 2018
  • Format: Hardback – 1594 pages
  • Language: English


This book provides a reference guide in the field of dermatology, presenting and discussing its interface with public health.

Dermatological diseases are extremely common in populations around the globe, and the systematization of knowledge about these dermatoses and their relationships with different epidemiological factors may help us to understand the challenges that governments and private institutions face and must try to overcome in order to improve global health. Undergraduate and graduate students, dermatologists and general practitioners who study and / or work in the area will find scientific support in this book, which is intended as a reference work for dermatological practice and public health.

The book has ten sections addressing carefully selected topics, including:

  • 1. concepts in dermatoepidemiology and the international strategies in programs of Public Health
  • 2-6. the most significant skin diseases (including dermatology in tropical medicine)
  • 7. diseases that are not primarily dermatological, but have a high impact on public health and may have skin and mucosal manifestations; 8. a number of emerging issues in dermatology in public health
  • 9. clinical approaches (diagnosis and management) to common dermatological symptoms
  • 10. multidisciplinary approaches in dermatology

The editors have brought together authors with extensive experience in their respective fields in order to provide a reference book for those involved in or with an interest in the relationship between dermatology and public health.

Key Features
  • Highlights the importance of understanding the impact on morbidity, mortality and quality of life of dermatological diseases
Table of Contents
  1. Section I. Dermatology in Public Health
    1. Concepts of Relevant Diseases for Public Health
    2. Public Health Projects in Dermatology
    3. The User of Public Health Services in Dermatology
    4. Global Epidemiological indicators in Dermatology and the differences between countries
    5. Impact of Preventive Campaigns in Dermatology: a brazilian experience
  2. Section II. Dermatologic Diseases in Public Health:
    1. Hanseniasis
    2. Tuberculosis
    3. Other mycobacteriosis
    4. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    5. Bacterial infections
    6. Viral infections
    7. Fungal infections
    8. Parasitic and protozoal infections
    9. Precursor lesions of skin cancer
    10. Basal Cell Carcinoma
    11. Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    12. Melanoma
    13. Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma
    14. Eczema
    15. Acne
    16. Psoriasis
    17. Seborrheic Dermatitis
    18. Drug Eruption
    19. Rosacea
    20. Vitiligo
    21. Bullous Diseases
    22. Aftas
    23. Hyperhidrosis
    24. Cold and Heat
    25. Radiation and Burns
    26. Dermatosis by Plants
    27. Accidental Marine Subjects
    28. Accidents by Poisonous / Toxic Animals Vidal
    29. Occupational Dermatosis
    30. Skin Diseases and Pregnancy
    31. Neonatal Dermatosis
    32. Cutaneous Aging – Geriatric patients
  3. Section III. Skin Manifestations of Major Diseases in Public Health
    1. Diabetes mellitus
    2. Diseases of Thyroid
    3. Dyslipidemias
    4. Dermatological manifestations in renal failure
    5. Connective Tissue Diseases
    6. Smoking and Alcoholism
    7. Use of Illicit Drugs
    8. HIV / AIDS46 – HTLV47 – Hepatitis
    9. Emerging Viruses
    10. Paraneoplasias
    11. Dermatosis and Nutritional Disorders
    12. Psychiatric Disorders
    13. Dermatological Manifestations among Transplant Recipients
  4. Section IV. Emerging Issues of Dermatology in Public Health
    1. Dermatosis in conflict zones and disasters areas
    2. Dermatology and Sports
    3. Photoprotection
Authors Biography

Renan Rangel Bonamigo: MD by Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre, Brazil (UFCSPA, 1991), with Residency in Internal Medicine and Dermatology at the Clinical Hospital of Porto Alegre; Master and PhD in Medical Sciences by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS, 1998; 2003). Specialist by the Brazilian Society of Dermatology (SBD, 1997) Qualification by the Brazilian Society of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (1998). Former coordinator of the SBD Department of Skin Allergy (2007-2008). Associate Professor and Head of the Dermatology Service of UFCSPA. Advisor of the Graduate Program in Pathology of UFCSPA and Medical Residency Supervisor of Sanitary Dermatology Clinic of the Health Secretary of the Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil. Scientific Associate Editor of the Brazilian Annals of Dermatology.

Sergio Ivan Torres Dornelles: MD by the UFRGS (1979). Residency in Dermatology at Sanitary Dermatology Ambulatory (SDA) – Department of Health of Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil (1979-1981). Board-certified dermatologist (1982) and member of Brazilian Society of Dermatology. Member of the Sanitary Dermatology Outpatient Clinic of SDA (since 2998) where he has also been involved as Supervisor of Dermatology Residency training program. Master in Medicine by UFRGS (2001). Former president of the Brazilian Society of Dermatology – Division of Rio Grande do Sul State (2005-2006).

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