Color Atlas & Synopsis of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Third Edition, by H. Hunter Handsfield,MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington Center for AIDS and STD, is a clinical guide of up-to-date information on diagnosis, tests and treatments for sexually transmitted diseases. The third edition offers an outline presentation that features color photographs of each STD, from the authors extensive personal collection, accompanied by a concise overview of epidemilogy, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management, and prevention.
While written primarily for the clinician, Color Atlas & Synopsis of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Third Edition also can serve as a visual aid in counseling patients and will be useful to many health educators, clinic managers, and health administrators. Additionally, this book also is designed in part for persons with STDs or at risk, many of whom will find it useful in understanding their own infections, assessing their risk, or judging the importance of symptoms that may require clinical assessment.
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