Wikipedia:WikiProject Medicine/Dermatology task force/Missing articles

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This is the Dermatology task force's push to create as many of the known missing articles as possible. We're using Jean L. Bolognia's 2007 ed. of Dermatology to find articles Wikipedia is currently missing. These articles will be created, and then added to the list of cutaneous conditions according to the categorization system used by the task force. We hope you want to help!

Participants[edit]

Bolognia push![edit]

One of the major goals of the dermatology task force is to create new articles on missing topics. Currently, Wikipedia has articles and redirects for the majority of cutaneous conditions, as is illustrated by the list of cutaneous conditions. However, there are still many less common conditions that are not found on Wikipedia. Therefore, this task force is in the process of manually crawling the online edition of the book Dermatology by Jean Bolognia,[1] making sure every condition found within that reference is also found on Wikipedia. Dermatology by Bolognia is one of the most comprehensive dermatologic texts available, and a full copy of the most recent 2007 edition is available online; therefore, the comprehensive nature and immediate access of this resource make it ideal for ensuring the completeness of Wikipedia's dermatologic coverage. At this point it should be noted, this is not an attempt to plagiarize this text, but simply use it as a guide to ensuring that every recognized cutaneous condition has either an article or redirect on Wikipedia.

Accessing online editions[edit]

Simply contact any of the current participants for details on how to access the online edition.

Where to start[edit]

An organized approach to this project is, after logging in, to use the "Index" tab, and proceed systematically through each letter within the index. Using the index feature allows the user to see the page number the information is located on for possible use in a Wikipedia citation. Also, if new articles or redirects for unique cutaneous conditions are added to Wikipedia, make sure to add them to the list of cutaneous conditions, and to categorize them on the basis of where you placed them in that list, and as per WP:DERM:CAT. As always, if you have questions, feel free to post them here.

Progress[edit]

As sections of the index are completed by participants, please strike through the respective letter below so other editors do not unnecessarily repeat work. Editors may also underline a letter to indicate a section currently being worked on, also to ensure there is no duplication of effort.

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Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Bolognia, Jean L.; et al. (2007). Dermatology. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.