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Author Loden, Marie

Title Dry Skin and Moisturizers : Chemistry and Function
Published Hoboken : Informa Healthcare, 2005


Description 1 online resource (561 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Preface; Editors; Contributors; Contents; 1. Introduction: Perspectives and Prospects; 2. The Skin as a Barrier; 3. Epidermal Lipids and Formation of the Barrier of the Skin; 4. Lipid Structures in the Permeability Barrier; 5. Particle Probes and Skin Physiology; 6. Role of Calcium Ions in the Regulation of Skin Barrier Homeostasis; 7. Desquamation; 8. Ichthyosis -- An Inborn Dryness and Scaliness of the Skin; 9. Dry Skin in Atopic Dermatitis and Patients on Hemodialysis; 10. Experimentally Induced Dry Skin; 11. Dryness in Chronologically and Photo-Aged Skin
Summary The previous edition of Dry Skin and Moisturizers: Chemistry and Function was the first book devoted to all aspects of moisturizers, a subject often given short shrift in dermatology texts. It quickly became a standard reference. In the past five years, there has been an explosion of new information relating to the nature of dry skin and its treatment. With more than 350 scientific papers on dry skin published in the last five years, the advances in the field have been nothing short of stunning. Completely revised and updated, this second edition presents the most recent research findings and
Notes Print version record
Subject Dermatologic agents.
Skin -- Diseases.
Barrier creams.
Wetting agents.
Dermatologic Agents
Skin Diseases
Wetting Agents
wetting agent.
Barrier creams.
Dermatologic agents.
Skin -- Diseases.
Wetting agents.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781420039214