Percutaneous Absorption: Drugs, Cosmetics, Mechanisms, Methods, 4th Edition (Hardback) book cover

Percutaneous Absorption

Drugs, Cosmetics, Mechanisms, Methods, 4th Edition

Edited by Robert L. Bronaugh, Nina Dragićević, Howard I. Maibach

CRC Press

920 pages | 246 B/W Illus.

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Updating and expanding the scope of topics covered in the previous edition, this Fourth Edition supplies new chapters on topics currently impacting the field including cutaneous metabolism, skin contamination, exposure to protein allergens, in vitro absorption methodology, the percutaneous absorption of chemical mixtures, the penetration of chemicals through the hair follicles, dermal drug delivery, mechanisms of absorption, nanoparticles and dermal absorption, the absorption of drugs and cosmetic ingredients, nail penetration, and other current research.


"…The completeness of this volume makes it indispensable even for the students who have to study scientific topics as physiology, biology, pharmacology, and who have to deepen their knowledge about the percutaneous adsorption of all the different active principles."

- Journal of Applied Cosmetology (for previous edition)

Table of Contents

Mechanisms of Absorption. Methodology. Drug and Cosmetic Absorption

About the Series

Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Dermatology
MEDICAL / Pharmacology