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Tough Topics to Discuss

This guide offers resources for topics that may be difficult to discuss. It includes books, ebooks, videos, college resources and community links.

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Acne

Acne

This book answers hundreds of real questions asked by people with acne and their families to ensure that no one should have to suffer or simply ‘put up’ with this condition.

Comprehensive Guide to Skin Care

Comprehensive Guide to Skin Care

From one of the foremost experts on skin care comes the first science-based resource to explore, in layperson's terms, the full range of dermatological conditions, remedies, and treatments. 

Acne: Causes, Treatment and Myths

Acne: Causes, Treatment and Myths

Acne vulgaris is a highly prevalent, chronic inflammatory disease of pilosebaceous units. It is the most common skin disease affecting more than 85 per cent of teenagers and young adults. This book offers information pertinent to this widespread condition.

Fast Facts: Acne

Fast Facts: Acne

Fast Facts: Acne is primarily aimed at family practitioners, nurse prescribers, pharmacists and dermatology trainees. This fully updated edition provides a concise overview of the clinical features of acne, reviews available treatments – including their respective modes of action and potential adverse events – and advises on treatment selection with the implicit goal of minimizing the physical and emotional scarring associated with this challenging disease. It also discusses the use of antibiotics and, given current concerns regarding overprescribing and antibiotic resistance, this highly readable resource is a timely addition to the Fast Facts series.

Sunlight, Vitamin D & Skin Cancer

Sunlight, Vitamin D & Skin Cancer

This book summarizes essential up‑to‑date information for every clinician or scientist interested in how to balance between positive and negative effects of UV‑exposure to minimize the risks of developing vitamin D deficiency and skin cancer.

Books available at Evelyn S. Field Library

Books on acne and skin care can be found in the library collection upstairs in the following section:
​RL74 - RL201

Skin Disease

Skin Disease

Written by doctores, this is a quick and practical clinical reference needed to help effectively diagnose and treat 250 common dermatologic diseases. User-friendly chapters arranged by disorder type, updated treatment plans, and hundreds of new images showing diseases in various stages of manifestation, including detailed information and illustrations on tropical dermatology.

ABC of Dermatology

ABC of Dermatology

This highly successful introduction to dermatology has been thoroughly revised to include key references for every chapter and helpful line diagrams, algorithms, and full colour photographs throughout.

Skin Infections: Diagnosis & Treatment

Skin Infections: Diagnosis & Treatment

This book gives a complete and concise diagnosis and therapy for infectious diseases associated with skin disease. History, differential diagnosis, clinical diagnosis, and laboratory diagnosis are all discussed under each topic. Each chapter concludes with the potential myths and pitfalls of each subject.