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Sensitive Skin Syndrome

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Hardback: 9780849330582
pub: 2006-05-16
eBook (VitalSource) : 9781420004601
pub: 2006-05-16
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About the Book

The first comprehensive source to expertly examine every aspect of sensitive skin, this source provides an up-to-date overview of the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of this commonly encountered dermatological condition. Featuring contributions from recognized world leaders in this area of research, this guide surveys the latest clinical studies and pharmaceutical developments to help specialists combat and address the many complexities associated with sensitive skin.


"…a useful reference."

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Table of Contents

What is Sensitive Skin? The Somatosensory System. Neurophysiology of Itch. Ethnic Sensitive Skin. Ethnic Differences in Skin Sensitivity and Responses to Topically Applied Products. Complex Problem of Sensitive Skin. Surface Stripping Techniques and Sensitive Skin. Technical Bases in Biophysical Instruments Used in Sensitive Skin Testing. Identification of a Sensitive Skin Panel. Sensitive Skin Symptoms as Risk Indicators for Hand Eczema. Objectifying Primary and Acquired Sensitive Skin. Intra- and Inter-Individual Differences in Facial Skin Biophysical Properties. Household Cleaning Products and Sensitive Skin. Age and Gender as Influencing Factors in Skin Sensitivity. Sensitive Skin in France: Epidemiological Approach and Impact on Quality of Life. Fabrics and Sensitive Skin. Contact Urticaria Syndrome and Sensitive Skin: Clinical Approach. Contact Allergy and Sensitive Skin. Photobiology and Sensitive Skin. Treatments for Sensitive Skin: An Update. Tests for Sensitive Skin. Cosmetic Intolerance Syndrome.

Subject Categories

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