Description

Recent advances in our understanding of the development and morphology of normal skin has led to improved methods to deliver therapeutic compounds to selected targeted areas both within the skin and systemically. This reference provides a clear overview of current pharmaceutical and cosmetic practices in the management of both major and minor skin disorders, and provides an expansive overview of novel drugs and therapies used to treat these conditions. Written for scientists interested in dermatological therapy and those concerned with the marketing for pharmaceutical and cosmetic products, this text will also prove useful for students developing strong research methods. Dermatological and Cosmetic Development will examine the efficiency and delivery of topical therapies - including various pharmaceutical therapies?an overview of the range of skin disorders, drugs used to manage the disorders, and the site where the effect is sought?how percutaneous absorption is affected by age, skin, site, race, skin disease and damage and product form?major skin diseases and injuries pertaining to wounds and burns with particular emphasis on novel treatment approaches.

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General Information  
Author(s)Walters
PublisherInforma Healthcare
Edition1
ISBN9780849375897
Pages628
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2008