Acute Emergencies in the Dermatology Office

  • Darrell J. Fader


The dermatologic office emergency is often dismissed as medical oxymoron. The medications administered or procedures performed rarely precipitate a crisis. Nevertheless, certain medical questions and emergencies are relevant to the dermatologic physician, regardless of their low frequency. Based upon the limited literature available and clinical experience, this chapter is designed to offer a practical approach to selected emergency issues that are potentially encountered in the practice of medical and surgical dermatology.


Status Epilepticus American Heart Association Emergency Medical Service Natural Rubber Latex Sudden Cardiac Arrest 
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  • Darrell J. Fader
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  1. 1.Division of Dermatology, Department of MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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