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 and 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.
SECTION I. Dermatology in Public Health 1 - Concepts of Relevant Diseases for Public Health2 - Public Health Projects in Dermatology3 - The User of Public Health Services in Dermatology4 - Global Epidemiological indicators in Dermatology and the differences between countries5 - Impact of Preventive Campaigns in Dermatology: a brazilian experienceSection II. Dermatologic Diseases in Public Health:6 - Hanseniasis7 - Tuberculosis8 - Other mycobacteriosis9 - Sexually Transmitted Diseases10 - Bacterial infections11 - Viral infections12 - Fungal infections13 - Parasitic and protozoal infections14 - Precursor lesions of skin cancer15 - Basal Cell Carcinoma16 - Squamous Cell Carcinoma17 - Melanoma18 - Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma19 - Eczema20 - Acne21 - Psoriasis22 - Seborrheic Dermatitis23 - Drug Eruption24 - Rosacea25 - Vitiligo26 - Bullous Diseases27 - Aftas28 - Hyperhidrosis29 - Cold and Heat30 - Radiation and Burns31 - Dermatosis by Plants32 - Accidental Marine Subjects33 - Accidents by Poisonous / Toxic Animals Vidal34 - Occupational Dermatosis35 - Skin Diseases and Pregnancy36 - Neonatal Dermatosis37 - Cutaneous Aging - Geriatric patientsSection III. Skin Manifestations of Major Diseases in Public Health38 - Diabetes mellitus39 - Diseases of Thyroid40 - Dyslipidemias41 - Dermatological manifestations in renal failure42 - Connective Tissue Diseases43 - Smoking and Alcoholism44 - Use of Illicit Drugs45 - HIV / AIDS46 - HTLV47 - Hepatitis48 - Emerging Viruses49 - Paraneoplasias50 - Dermatosis and Nutritional Disorders51 - Psychiatric Disorders52 - Dermatological Manifestations among Transplant RecipientsSection IV. Emerging Issues of Dermatology in Public Health 53 - Dermatosis in conflict zones and disasters areas54 - Dermatology and Sports55 - Photoprotection<56 - Skin Banking57 - Influence of the marketing and of the consumer society in the self-perception of body image58 - Quality of Life in Dermatology59 - Vaccine and the Prevention of Dermatological Diseases60 - Dermatoscopy in public health environmentSection V. Signs and Symptoms of Skin Diseases in Public Health - a Practical Guide to Management 61 - Itching62 - Prurigo63 - Ulcers legs and lymphedema64 - Urticaria65 - Erythema nodosum66 - Rashes67 - Alopecia68 - Melanocytic lesions69 - Stains70 - Plantar callosities71 - Xerosis72 - OnychopathySection VI. Multidisciplinary Team and Dermatological Care 73 - Dermatological care in the primary level - a nursing approach74 - Care wounds - Dressings76 - Physical therapy in Hanseniasis76 - Approach of Psychology in patients with Chronic DermatosisSection VII. Community Dermatology77 - Community DermatologySection VIII. Teledermatology78 - Teledermatology