Author(s): Laurent Misery, Sonja Stander
This ebook supplies an intensive and complete reference within the control of pruritus, designed to be a handy useful resource for all physicians faced with sufferers affected by itch. The Editors have recruited a board of the world over famend professionals to supply an in-depth research of the reasons and control of pruritus, together with the present ideas in pathophysiology and novel therapeutics.
Acute and protracted pruritus can constitute important control problems each as a commonplace physiological sensation and as a manifestation of dermatologic and non-dermatologic illnesses. All sufferers affected by itch know that this is a very awkward sensation. Unfortunately, this steadily important symptom is regularly regarded as much less serious compared to ache. The penalties are that analysis in this box has been poorer than analysis on ache and that pruritus is subsequently tougher to regard.
Pruritus, Second version addresses the brand new ideas and discoveries that experience changed our working out of this situation. It explains the pathophysiology of itch, describes all reasons, and offers pointers for control and remedy.