The Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues

  • Loren H. Amundson
  • Richard M. Caplan


Each family physician should be aware of the impact of skin problems on a patient and the family and be capable of performing a preventive and therapeutic role. Significant considerations in the preventive role are environmental and occupational effects that may disturb the skin. In addition, physicians must be sensitive to the damage that can be done to the skin by inappropriate care and be able to interact with the family of any patient who has skin problems.


Atopic Dermatitis Family Physician Basal Cell Carcinoma Contact Dermatitis Allergic Contact Dermatitis 
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  • Loren H. Amundson
  • Richard M. Caplan

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