DISCLAIMER: These are only recommendations. Exam questions could also come from other textbooks and periodicals.

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Reference Books:

  • Olsen, E., Disorders of Hair Growth, McGraw-Hill, Inc. New York, 2003
  • American Heart Association, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Current Edition
  • Unger, W., Hair Transplantation, 5th Edition. Informa Healthcare, 2010
  • Whiting, D., Hair Growth Disorders. Springer, 2011
  • Price, V., Cicatricial Alopecias: An Approach to Diagnosis and Management. Springer, 2011
  • Sperling, L., Cowper, S., Knopp, E., An Atlas of Hair Pathology with Clinical Correlations. Informa Healthcare, 2012
  • Rudnicka, L., Atlas of Trichoscopy: Dermoscopy in Hair and Scalp Disease. Springer, 2013
  • Jonsen, Albert R., Clinical Ethics:  A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine.  8th Edition, McGraw-Hill Education, 2015
  • Lam, S., Hair Transplant 360 Vol. 4 Jaypee Brothers, 2016
  • Law, Liability & Ethics for Medical Office Professionals. 6th Edition, Cengage Learning, 2018

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