Obtaining Informed Consent is a vital part of the consultation for any practitioner undertaking skin surgery, but the words used (such as 'a good result' or 'an acceptable result') may carry different meaning for doctor and patient because of differences in expectation or in the use of language. Accordingly there is a great need for a visual resource to document, with clarity, the possible outcomes of surgery. The straightforward approach of this new book will be welcomed by surgeon and patient alike as a major step forward in establishing a realistic basis for the decision making process during a consultation.
1. No treatment. 2. Curettage, cautery, snip, shave, trichloroacetic acid. 3. Cryosurgery. 4. Radiotherapy. 5. Biopsies and excisions. 6. Flaps. 7. Grafts 8. Special sites: ear. 9. Special sites: nose. 10. Special sites: lip. 11. Special sites: eye. 12. Special sites: nails. 13. Open wound healing. 14. Wound dressings. 15. Topical therapies.