After I started working in a dermatology clinic, I recognized that I had made errors diagnosing and treating dermatological problems while practicing in primary care. Once in the specialty of dermatology, I decided to write Dermatology for the Advanced Practice Nurse for Nurse Practitioners in primary care to have a fast concise way to diagnose dermatological problems and identify treatment options. When a patient presents with dermatitis, the provider can use our book to diagnose the rash with the decision trees, have access to treatment options, and be able to educate the patient. The book is also a resource for providers to identify skin cancers and abnormal nevi.
The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer (2014) calls for healthcare providers, businesses, educators, religious organizations, and families in the United States to follow five strategic goals to increase awareness of skin cancer and actions to prevent the risk. … Read More