There has been an increase in the use of systemic drug therapy for skin diseases during recent years. This reflects advances in drug development but many are potent drugs which can have serious or life threatening adverse effects. Aimed at dermatologists and general practitioners, this book...
Published June 1st 2002 by CRC Press
Series: Target Organ Toxicology Series
Toxic injury to the skin in the general population, and particularly in western populations, is on the increase. This is partly due to the expanding number of natural and man-made chemicals present in our everyday environment. The need for a thorough understanding of the skin, and the mechanisms of...
Published March 15th 2001 by CRC Press
Like the bestselling first edition, this new edition of Hand Eczema presents a comprehensive review of this common condition. Authoritative and well-researched, the book covers everything from classification and immunology of the basic mechanism of eczema reaction, to clinical types (particularly...
Published June 21st 2000 by CRC Press
More plants than ever are being harvested for use in products such as cosmetics, toiletries and medications. To combat this threat, the flora produce chemical defense mechanisms which can lead to many of humanity's dermatologic reactions.Dermatologic Botany is a comprehensive examination of...
Published December 21st 1999 by CRC Press
The Laboratory Worker's Ready Reference
This work presents and evaluates methods employed to identify the potential of certain types of chemicals to adversely affect the skin. A variety of test methods are included such as tests for skin penetration, metabolism, irritation, the skin immune system, photo effects, skin cancer, and topical...
Published June 11th 1998 by CRC Press
Skin reactions to drugs are a ubiquitous problem-the most commonly observed drug sensitivity observed in a wide range of specialties. Skin Reactions to Drugs emphasizes the mechanisms and clinical and laboratory proof of a cause-and-effect relationship between drugs and adverse reactions. It...
Published May 29th 1998 by CRC Press
Methods and Instrumentation, Volume III
Skin bioengineering is an expanding field of investigative and clinical dermatology. This guide describes all commercially available techniques and instruments. It provides a thorough overview of methods for noninvasive investigation of skin function. Commercially available instruments are reviewed...
Published September 11th 1995 by CRC Press
Water and the Stratum Corneum, Volume I
The first volume offers comprehensive information about the technology of instruments and the art of applying them in experimental settings. For example, it contains:- an overview of the ultrastructure and biochemistry of the epidermal barrier- an explanation of the instruments for measuring...
Published September 1st 1994 by CRC Press
Principles, Fundamentals, and Applications
This book covers all major areas of interest in the rapidly expanding field of in vitro methods for percutaneous absorption studies. Specific areas discussed include diffusion cell design, receptor fluid, preparation of skin, and temperature. The book covers experimental methodology, as well as the...
Published July 24th 1991 by CRC Press
Exogenous Dermatoses presents a collection of comprehensive essays written by experts scientifically active in exogenous dermatoses research. Main areas covered include basic biological mechanisms, diagnostic methods, experimental investigations, and clinical aspects. The book will be an important...
Published November 21st 1990 by CRC Press