Skin Barrier Function
Editor(s): Agner T. (Copenhagen)
Publication year: 2016
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Current Problems in Dermatology , Vol. 49
Editor(s): Itin P. (Basel)
Jemec G.B.E. (Roskilde)
VIII + 164 p., 26 fig., 6 in color, 14 tab., hard cover, 2016
This book is an interdisciplinary update offering a wide range of information on the subject. It covers new basic research on skin markers, including results on filaggrin and on methods for the assessment of the barrier function. Biological variation and aspects of skin barrier function restoration are discussed as well. Further sections are dedicated to clinical implications of skin barrier integrity, factors influencing the penetration of the skin, influence of wet work, and guidance for prevention and saving the barrier.
Distinguished researchers have contributed to this book, providing a comprehensive and thorough overview of the skin barrier function. Researchers in the field, dermatologists, occupational physicians, and related industry will find this publication an essential source of information.