Summary: Oleagenous substances used topically to soothe, soften or protect skin or mucous membranes. They are used also as vehicles for other dermatologic agents.
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- Role of topical emollients and moisturizers in the treatment of dry skin barrier disordersMarie Lodén
ACO HUD AB, Stockholm, Sweden
Am J Clin Dermatol 4:771-88. 2003b>Emollients and moisturizing creams are used to break the dry skin cycle and to maintain the smoothness of the skin...
- Promoting skin healthSara Burr
Nurs Stand 19:57-65; quiz 66. 2005..It discusses the key structures of the skin and its functions, the role of emollient therapy in children and adults, and external environmental factors...
- It's a wrap: the use of wet pajamas in wet-wrap dressings for atopic dermatitisKelly L Barham
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
Dermatol Nurs 17:365-7. 2005
- Emollients: application of topical treatments to the skinGail Dunning
York Hospital Foundation Trust
Br J Nurs 16:1342-5. 2007..b>Emollients have an as important part to play in the treatment of all dry skin conditions...
- [Do emollients prevent active episodes of atopic dermatitis?]K Khadir
Ann Dermatol Venereol 135:139-40. 2008
- A review of the pathophysiology, prevention and treatment of irritant diaper dermatitisDavid J Atherton
Department of Paediatric Dermatology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London WC1N 3JH, UK
Curr Med Res Opin 20:645-9. 2004..In this review, the pathophysiology of IDD is outlined and its prevention and treatment are discussed, with particular reference to the role of emollients.
- Changes in skin barrier function following long-term treatment with moisturizers, a randomized controlled trialI Buraczewska
Department of Medical Sciences, Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
Br J Dermatol 156:492-8. 2007..However, knowledge of the effects on skin barrier function of long-term treatment with moisturizers is still scarce...
- Questionnaire survey of the efficacy of emollients for adult patients with atopic dermatitisTamihiro Kawakami
Department of Dermatology, St Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Japan
J Dermatol 38:531-5. 2011b>Emollients are useful and important treatment adjuncts for patients with atopic dermatitis (AD). Heparinoid mucopolysaccharide creams or lotions are emulsion ointments for moisturizing the skin...
- Cost-effectiveness of skin-barrier-enhancing emollients among preterm infants in BangladeshAmnesty Lefevre
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States of America
Bull World Health Organ 88:104-12. 2010To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of topical emollients, sunflower seed oil (SSO) and synthetic Aquaphor, versus no treatment, in preventing mortality among hospitalized preterm infants (< 33 weeks gestation) at a tertiary hospital in ..
- Practical issues for emollient therapy in dry and itchy skinSandra Lawton
Dermatology Department, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham University, Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham
Br J Nurs 18:978-84. 2009..This will restore the skin barrier function, reduce itch and suit the patient...
- The vital role of emollients in the treatment of eczemaDavid Voegeli
Continence Technology and Skin Health Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton
Br J Nurs 20:74-80. 2011Eczema is one of the most common dermatological diseases, with the number of cases in the UK rising. The use of emollients to maintain skin hydration and help restore barrier function, remains the principal treatment...
- Evaluation of the moisturizer Pédimed(®) in the foot care of diabetic patientsE Garrigue
Institut de Recherche Pierre Fabre, CRDPF Toulouse Langlade, 3, avenue Hubert Curien, 31035 Toulouse cedex 1, France
Diabetes Metab 37:330-5. 2011..Its treatment is therefore paramount and must be implemented early on. The objective of this study was to assess the moisturizing properties of Pédimed(®) cream in the treatment of foot xerosis in diabetic patients...
- Using emollients to restore and maintain skin integrityPhilip Watkins
Sutton and Merton Primary Care Trust, Mitcham, Surrey
Nurs Stand 22:51-7; quiz 58. 2008b>Emollients are an essential treatment option for the reduction of dry skin conditions and the maintenance of healthy skin...
- Xerosis of the feet: a comparative study on the effectiveness of two moisturizersPaul Baalham
Br J Community Nurs 16:591-2, 594-7. 2011..Results showed that the regular use of both moisturizers had a significant hydrating effect on the skin. However, CCS Foot Care Cream had a significantly greater hydrating effect than Aqueous Cream BP...
- Emollients, education and quality of life: the RCPCH care pathway for children with eczemaHelen Cox
Department of Paediatrics, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Arch Dis Child 96:i19-24. 2011..The eczema pathway focuses on defining the competences to improve the equity of care received by children with eczema...
- Skin care in the NICU patient: effects of wipes versus cloth and water on stratum corneum integrityMarty Visscher
Skin Sciences Institute, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Neonatology 96:226-34. 2009..There is a need to minimize damage, facilitate skin development and reduce infection risk, but the literature on the effects of skin care practices in NICU patients is limited...
- The use of emollient therapy for ageing skinP Watkins
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, Surrey
Nurs Older People 23:31-7. 2011..Better understanding of skin ageing and the usefulness of emollients can be reinforced by education and encouragement from healthcare professionals...
- Advised best practice for the use of emollients in eczema and other dry skin conditionsC Holden
St Helier Hospital, Carshalton, Surrey, UK
J Dermatolog Treat 13:103-6. 2002..One area that could benefit greatly from increased patient education and participation is the use of emollients. Emollients are frequently prescribed for patients with eczema and other dry skin conditions...
- Emollients in a propanol-based hand rub can significantly decrease irritant contact dermatitisGunter Kampf
Bode Chemie GmbH and Co, Scientific Affairs, Melanchthonstr 27, 22525 Hamburg, Germany
Contact Dermatitis 53:344-9. 2005The objective of this study is to determine the effect of emollients in a propanol-based hand rub on skin dryness and erythema...
- Comparison of parent knowledge, therapy utilization and severity of atopic eczema before and after explanation and demonstration of topical therapies by a specialist dermatology nurseM J Cork
Paediatric Dermatology Clinic, Sheffield Children s Hospital, Sheffield S10 2TH, UK
Br J Dermatol 149:582-9. 2003..There has been little work assessing compliance/concordance with complex treatment regimens for atopic eczema. Asthma schools led by specialist nurses have been shown to improve knowledge, use of therapies and clinical outcome...
- Evidence-based skin care management in radiation therapyMaurene McQuestion
Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Semin Oncol Nurs 22:163-73. 2006..To review published studies evaluating interventions for the prevention and management of radiation skin reactions/dermatitis...
- The role of emollients in the management of diseases with chronic dry skinE Proksch
Department of Dermatology, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Skin Pharmacol Physiol 21:75-80. 2008..Within the overall treatment regimen for these diseases, the use of emollients to manage dry skin plays a considerable role in managing skin conditions...
- Gentamicin ointment versus petrolatum for management of auricular woundsRoss M Campbell
Department of Dermatology, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Dermatol Surg 31:664-9. 2005..Potentially significant complications of second-intention healing on the ear are suppurative and inflammatory chondritis. Consequently, many physicians advocate the use of oral or topical prophylactic antibiotics after auricular surgery...
- Emollients, moisturizers, and keratolytic agents in psoriasisJoachim W Fluhr
Bioskin, Seydelstr 18, D 10117 Berlin, Germany
Clin Dermatol 26:380-6. 2008b>Emollients, moisturizers, and keratolytic agents are essential in the topical treatment of psoriasis. They are adjuvants for classic treatments and help to reduce the scale load of individual patients...
- A cost-utility analysis of pimecrolimus vs. topical corticosteroids and emollients for the treatment of mild and moderate atopic eczemaM Pitt
Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, Dean Clarke House, Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PQ, U K
Br J Dermatol 154:1137-46. 2006Conventional treatments for atopic eczema include topical corticosteroids (TCS) and emollients. Pimecrolimus, an immunosuppressant, was licensed in the U.K. in 2003 as an alternative treatment of mild to moderate atopic eczema.
- Dermal tolerance of Sterillium, a propanol-based hand rubG Kampf
Bode Chemie GmbH and Co, Scientific Affairs, Melanchthonstrasse 27, 22525 Hamburg, Germany
J Hosp Infect 55:295-8. 2003..potential for dermal irritation and sensitization of commercially available propanol-based hand rubs containing emollients has not been studied systematically...
- Niacinamide-containing facial moisturizer improves skin barrier and benefits subjects with rosaceaZoe Diana Draelos
Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
Cutis 76:135-41. 2005..Instruments provided objective measures of stratum corneum barrier function and hydration on the face...
- Measuring the effects of topical moisturizers on changes in stratum corneum thickness, water gradients and hydration in vivoJ M Crowther
Procter and Gamble Technical Centres Ltd, Rusham Park, Whitehall Lane, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9NW, UK
Br J Dermatol 159:567-77. 2008....
- Effect of topical treatment with skin barrier-enhancing emollients on nosocomial infections in preterm infants in Bangladesh: a randomised controlled trialGary L Darmstadt
Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Lancet 365:1039-45. 2005..Our aim was to ascertain whether topical application of emollients to enhance skin barrier function would prevent nosocomial infections in this population.
- Emollients and the response of facial skin to a cold environmentA Thorleifsson
Department of Dermatology D92, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
Br J Dermatol 148:1149-52. 2003It is debated whether the use of emollients, in cold weather, constitutes a protective factor or a risk factor for frostbite.
- Treatment of patients with atopic dermatitis using wet-wrap dressings with diluted steroids and/or emollients. An expert panel's opinion and review of the literatureA P Oranje
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:1277-86. 2006....
- Moisturizing body milk as a reservoir of Burkholderia cepacia: outbreak of nosocomial infection in a multidisciplinary intensive care unitFrancisco Alvarez-Lerma
Service of Intensive Care Medicine, Hospital Universitari del Mar, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Passeig Maritim 25 29, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Crit Care 12:R10. 2008..An outbreak of severe nosocomial Burkholderia cepacia infections in patients admitted to intensive care unit (ICU), including investigation of the reservoir, is described...
- Improvement in skin barrier function in patients with atopic dermatitis after treatment with a moisturizing cream (Canoderm)M Loden
Research and Development, ACO HUD AB, Box 542, S 18215 Danderyd, Stockholm, Sweden
Br J Dermatol 140:264-7. 1999..05). Thus, it seems that certain moisturizers could improve skin barrier function in atopics and reduce skin susceptibility to irritants. The mechanism and the clinical relevance need further investigation...
- Tretinoin cream 0.02% for the treatment of photodamaged facial skin: a review of 2 double-blind clinical studiesJ Nyirady
Johnson and Johnson Consumer Products Worldwide, Skillman, New Jersey 08558-9418, USA
Cutis 68:135-42. 2001..02% was well tolerated overall and demonstrated a favorable safety profile. Both studies demonstrated that tretinoin cream 0.02% is safe and effective for the treatment of moderate-to-severe photodamaged facial skin...
- Facilitating facial retinization through barrier improvementZoe Diana Draelos
Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
Cutis 78:275-81. 2006....
- Emollients improve treatment results with topical corticosteroids in childhood atopic dermatitis: a randomized comparative studyJolanta Szczepanowska
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:614-8. 2008The aim of the study was to investigate whether adding emollients to the standard topical corticosteroid therapy influences the outcome of children with atopic dermatitis...
- Does hand care ruin hand disinfection?P Heeg
Department of Hospital Infection Control, Tuebingen University Hospitals, Eberhard Karls University, Germany
J Hosp Infect 48:S37-9. 2001..Our data suggest that administration of selected products for hand care does not necessarily impair hand disinfection and is therefore recommended for occupational health as well as for infection control reasons...
- Evaluation of barrier creams against sulphur mustard: (II) In vivo and in vitro studies using the domestic white pigRobert P Chilcott
Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division, Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Cutan Ocul Toxicol 26:235-47. 2007..cm(-2), respectively), further validating the use of pigs as a toxicologically-relevant dermal model for SM exposure...
- Patchy eczema of elderly patientsWilliam D James
Cutis 80:18. 2007
- Fluorescent silica colloids for study and visualization of skin care productsSwaminathan Iyer
Department of Physics, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13699 5820, USA
Skin Res Technol 13:317-22. 2007..Here, we describe a novel method based on non-contact optical measurements to trace the location and dynamics of skin care products on the skin...
- Skin care in the well term newborn: two systematic reviewsLynne Walker
Fylde and Wyre National Health Service Hospital Trust, Blackpool, England
Birth 32:224-8. 2005..use of soaps or detergents in bath water is associated with the development of dry, cracked, or flaking skin in the perinatal period, and short- and long-term consequences of the use of emollients, lotions, or moisturizers for dry skin.
- Skin barrier function and the use of emollients in dermatological nursingSandra Lawton
Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
Br J Nurs 16:712, 714, 716, 718-9. 2007..This article explores the barrier function of the skin, factors which influence skin barrier function and the use of emollients for dry skin and skin conditions.
- Placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized, prospective study of a glycerol-based emollient on eczematous skin in atopic dermatitis: biophysical and clinical evaluationM Breternitz
Skin Physiology Laboratory, Department of Dermatology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
Skin Pharmacol Physiol 21:39-45. 2008..The therapeutic management of AD is difficult and needs individualized concepts. Moisturizing creams and emollients are useful and important treatment adjuncts for the daily skin care of patients with dry and inflamed skin, e.g...
- Recommendation of moisturizers and cleansers: a study of unmet needs among dermatology patientsDiane Berson
New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
Cutis 76:3-6. 2005..In addition, it was found that overall patient satisfaction with the care received from their dermatologist is driven by communication...
- Protocol to predict the dry skin benefit from the unique in-shower body lotion product formKeith Ertel
The Procter and Gamble Company, Sharon Woods Innovation Center, Cincinnati, OH 45241, USA
J Cosmet Sci 59:253-62. 2008..The resulting protocol is consumer-relevant, and reliably and reproducibly predicts dry skin improvement from the in-shower body lotion product form...
- Exploring the use of emollient therapy in dermatological nursingJill Peters
Ipswich Primary Care Trust
Br J Nurs 14:494-502. 2005..This is done through education, negotiation and trial of emollients. Health practitioners should ensure that patients understand how the environment challenges the skin, the ..
- Lipophilic and hydrophilic moisturizers show different actions on human skin as revealed by cryo scanning electron microscopyJulia Caussin
Gorlaeus Laboratories, Leiden Amsterdam Center for Drug Research, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Exp Dermatol 16:891-8. 2007..Summarizing, SC cells are not equally sensitive to moisturizer application: centrally located corneocytes are more sensitive than corneocytes in the upper and the lowest regions of the SC...
- Clinical practice. Atopic dermatitisHywel C Williams
Center of Evidence Based Dermatology, Queen s Medical Center, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
N Engl J Med 352:2314-24. 2005
- Atopic eczema: nurse-led care--2. TreatmentsSandra Lawton
Queen s Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham
J Fam Health Care 15:51-4. 2005..The principles of selecting and using emollients and the use of topical corticosteroids are also discussed...
- Moisturizers: what they are and a practical approach to product selectionJ N Kraft
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Skin Therapy Lett 10:1-8. 2005..They contain varying combinations of emollients, occlusives, and humectants to achieve their beneficial effects, and there is an overwhelming number of ..
- Acceptability of massage with skin barrier-enhancing emollients in young neonates in BangladeshA S M Nawshad Uddin Ahmed
Department of Neonatology, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health, Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
J Health Popul Nutr 25:236-40. 2007..study was carried out to gain insights into oil-massage practices and acceptability of skin barrier-enhancing emollients in young, preterm Bangladeshi neonates...
- The clinical benefit of moisturizersM Loden
ACO HUD AB, Stockholm, Sweden
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 19:672-88; quiz 686-7. 2005..Patients and the society expect dermatologists and pharmacists to be able to recommend treatment for various dry skin conditions upon evidence-based medicine...
- Functional assessment of a skin care system in patients on chemotherapyJ W Fluhr
Skin Physiology Laboratory, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
Skin Pharmacol Physiol 20:253-9. 2007..The aim of this study was to verify whether a concomitant treatment with an acidic washing and an acidic emollient (both pH 5.5) can significantly improve the quality of the skin in such patients...
- Use of moisturizers in dermatologic disease: the role of healthcare providers in optimizing treatment outcomesNoreen Heer Nicol
National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
Cutis 76:26-31. 2005..In addition to topical moisturizers, medications, wet wraps, and hydration therapy has become a frequently used practice in the management of atopic dermatitis...
- Concepts in skin care maintenanceZoe Diana Draelos
Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
Cutis 76:19-25. 2005....
- The effect of ceramide-containing skin care products on eczema resolution durationZoe Diana Draelos
Dermatology Consulting Services, High Point, North Carolina, USA
Cutis 81:87-91. 2008..Thus, skin care product selection can have an important clinical effect on the clearance of mild to moderate eczema...
- Protection effect of cosmetics on human skin under simulated rigorous environmentYan Cheng
Beijing Sino German Union Cosmetic Institute Co, Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine, Beijing, China
Skin Res Technol 14:45-52. 2008..The aim of this study was to develop a model for the evaluation of the efficacy of cosmetics on human skin under simulated rigorous environment...
- Impaired skin barrier function in dermatologic disease and repair with moisturizationMark Lebwohl
Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
Cutis 76:7-12. 2005..Some emollients also supply the compromised stratum corneum with vital lipids and accelerate barrier recovery...
- [Indications for sunflower oil concentrate in the treatment of atopic dermatitis]Gerardo López Pérez
Alergólogo infectólogo pediatra, Servicio de alergia del Instituto Nacional de Pediatria, Mexico, D F
Rev Alerg Mex 53:217-25. 2006..This article includes a series of concepts that justify the use of sunflower oil concentrated like a weapon of forward edge in the treatment of these morbidities...
- MoisturizersJasna Lipozencic
University Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Zagreb University Hospital Center, Salata 4 HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 14:104-8. 2006..These agents mimic natural ingredients. Application of moisturizers can serve as important adjunctive therapy for patients with various dermatologic disorders...
- Understanding psoriasis and the treatment optionsJane Freak
Wessex Cancer Trust MARC s Line, Dermatology, Salisbury District Hospital
Nurs Times 102:47, 49. 2006
- Clobetasol propionate for psoriasis: are ointments really more potent?Lindsey Warino
Ohio State University College of Medicine, School of Public Health, Columbus, OH, USA
J Drugs Dermatol 5:527-32. 2006..We excluded studies conducted before 1980 and those that allowed concomitant treatments...
- The effect of bilayer and hexagonal H(II) phase lipid films on transepidermal water lossSameersingh G Raney
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Exp Dermatol 15:493-500. 2006..This results in the formation of a durable surface barrier capable of significantly reducing TEWL from damaged skin...
- An overview of atopic eczema in children: a significant diseaseSteve Gill
Birmingham Children s Hospital
Br J Nurs 15:494-9. 2006..This often breaks down and becomes infected, partly as a result of the close relationship of atopic eczema and the organism Staphylococcus aureus, which is found on the skin of most children with atopic eczema (Goodyear, 1993)...
- Levels of nickel and other potentially allergenic metals in Ni-tested commercial body creamsB Bocca
Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
J Pharm Biomed Anal 44:1197-202. 2007..Nevertheless, some creams presented amounts of Co and Cr comparable to those of Ni and therefore they have to be monitored in consideration of their cross-reactivity as well...
- Avoiding allergic contact dermatitis in patients with venous leg ulcersPauline Beldon
Epsom and St Helier University Hospital, NHS Trust, Surrey, UK
Br J Community Nurs 11:S6, S8, S10-2. 2006..This article explores how the practitioner can recognize allergic contact dermatitis in a patient with a venous leg ulcer and avoid the use of avoid potential skin sensitizers during management...
- Increased susceptibility to Staphylococcus aureus colonization of the skin of the NOA mouse: a potentially useful animal model for evaluating antiseptic effectsTaizo Kondo
Division of Pharmacology, Drug Safety and Metabolism, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc, Naruto, Tokushima, Japan
Exp Anim 55:49-56. 2006..The antiseptic effects of an ointment and a lotion containing chlorhexidine gluconate were confirmed using this animal model...
- Skin capacitance in normal and atopic infants, and effects of moisturizers on atopic skinTomoaki Matsumoto
Department of Child Development, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
J Dermatol 34:447-50. 2007..The reference values for skin capacitance may be helpful for delineating normal from atopic skin. Certain moisturizers can increase skin hydration...
- An in vivo model to evaluate the efficacy of barrier creams on the level of skin penetration of chemicalsAlexa Teichmann
Center of Experimental and Applied Cutaneous Physiology, Department of Dermatology, Medical Faculty Charité, Schumannstr 20 21, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Contact Dermatitis 54:5-13. 2006....
- Kinetics of moisturizing and firming effects of cosmetic formulationsE Xhauflaire-Uhoda
Department of Dermatopathology, University Hospital of Liege, Liege, Belgium
Int J Cosmet Sci 30:131-8. 2008..A sustained tensor (firming) effect was observed during treatment with both the lotion and the cream. However, no remnant firming effect was perceived after stopping treatment...
- In vivo measurement of human skin absorption of topically applied substances by a photoacoustic techniqueG Gutierrez-Juarez
Instituto de Fisica, Universidad de Guanajuato, Gto, Mexico
Physiol Meas 23:521-32. 2002..The time constants associated with the rates of absorption, were found to vary in the range between 10 and 58 min, depending on the substance and the part of the body...
- Topical tacrolimus 0.1% ointment (protopic) reverses nickel contact dermatitis elicited by allergen challenge to a similar degree to mometasone furoate 0.1% with greater suppression of late erythemaA Alomar
Department of Dermatology, Hospital Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Sant Antoni Maria Claret 167, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
Contact Dermatitis 49:185-8. 2003..5). This method might provide useful means to compare different concentrations and/or presentations of tacrolimus or other calcineurin inhibitors and topical anti-inflammatory agents...
- Moisturizer technology versus clinical performanceA V Rawlings
AVR Consulting, Ltd, Cheshire, UK
Dermatol Ther 17:49-56. 2004..The complementary occlusive activity of emollients contributes to SC hydration as well...
- Ceramide-dominant barrier repair lipids alleviate childhood atopic dermatitis: changes in barrier function provide a sensitive indicator of disease activitySarah L Chamlin
Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 47:198-208. 2002..Yet commonly used emollients and moisturizers do not correct the SC ceramide deficiency, the putative cause of the barrier abnormality.
- [NMF and cosmetology of cutaneous hydration]J P Marty
Laboratoire de Dermopharmacologie et Cosmétologie, Faculte de Pharmacie, 5, rue J B Clement, 92296 Chatenay Malabry Cedex
Ann Dermatol Venereol 129:131-6. 2002....
- Integration of moisturizers and cleansers into a busy dermatology practiceRobert Higham
Mid Valley Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Center, Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Cutis 76:32-3. 2005..Incorporating these tips into a dermatology practice may provide patients with the desired information and may improve the clinical outcomes of patients with these often challenging dermatologic conditions...
- Doxepin affects acetylcholine induced cutaneous reactions in atopic eczemaD Groene
Department of Dermatology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
Exp Dermatol 10:110-7. 2001..This is probably caused by rehydrating and moisturizing effects...
- Improved risk-benefit ratio for topical triamcinolone acetonide in Transfersome in comparison with equipotent cream and ointment: a randomized controlled trialH Fesq
Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Technical University Munich, Biedersteinerstr 29, 80802 Munich, Germany
Br J Dermatol 149:611-9. 2003..Transfersome is a drug delivery technology based on highly deformable, ultraflexible lipid vesicles which penetrate the skin when applied non-occlusively...
- Hydration and plasticity following long-term use of a moisturizer: a single-blind studyGregor B E Jemec
Department of Medicine, Roskilde Hospital, Denmark
Acta Derm Venereol 82:322-4. 2002..No dose-response effect was seen, however. Long-term use of moisturizers increases skin capacitance significantly, but does not change the mechanical properties. In vivo skin hydration is a poor predictor of skin mechanics...
- Friction coefficient of skin in real-timeRaja K Sivamani
Center for Tribology, Inc, Campbell, CA, USA
Skin Res Technol 9:235-9. 2003....
- Intact skin--an integrity not to be lostR Gary Sibbald
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Ostomy Wound Manage 49:27-8, 30, 33 passim, contd. 2003..The healthcare provider's role in this team should emphasize continuity of care, patient satisfaction, and product selection - all vital to protecting skin integrity...
- The skin barrier and use of moisturizers in atopic dermatitisMarie Lodén
Research and Development Department, ACO Hud, Sweden
Clin Dermatol 21:145-57. 2003
- Randomised controlled trial of short bursts of a potent topical corticosteroid versus prolonged use of a mild preparation for children with mild or moderate atopic eczemaK S Thomas
Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, Queen s Medial Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH
BMJ 324:768. 2002..To determine whether a three day burst of a potent corticosteroid is more effective than a mild preparation used for seven days in children with mild or moderate atopic eczema...
- Adjunctive skin care in the management of rosacea: cleansers, moisturizers, and photoprotectantsJames Q Del Rosso
Department of Dermatology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, USA
Cutis 75:17-21; discussion 33-6. 2005..This review summarizes information regarding 3 classes of these products--cleansers, moisturizers, and photoprotectants--with emphasis on barrier function and skin irritation...
- Wound Care Product Primer for the Nurse Practitioner: Part IIKimberly Bookout
Children s Medical Center, Dallas TX 75235, USA
J Pediatr Health Care 22:205-7. 2008
- Moisturizers: what they are and how they workC W Lynde
Department of Dermatology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Skin Therapy Lett 6:3-5. 2001..Different classes of moisturizers are based on their mechanism of action, including occlusives, humectants, emollients and protein rejuvenators...
- Intermittent dosing of fluticasone propionate cream for reducing the risk of relapse in atopic dermatitis patientsJ Hanifin
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR, U S A
Br J Dermatol 147:528-37. 2002..One of the most troublesome features of atopic dermatitis (AD) is its chronic relapsing nature, and there is a lack of published evidence on the best treatment strategy for long-term management of the disease...
- A guide to emollient therapyAllyson Brown
Skin and Wound Care Service, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Plymouth
Nurs Stand 19:68, 70, 72 passim. 2005Although the benefits of emollient therapy have been widely acknowledged in dermatology treatments (Cork 1997), emollients have tended to be undervalued and under-used in general care and wound management...
- The safety of calcitriol 3 microg/g ointment. Evaluation of cutaneous contact sensitization, cumulative irritancy, photoallergic contact sensitization and phototoxicityC Queille-Roussel
CPCAD, , BP 3079, 06202 Nice cedex, France
Eur J Dermatol 11:219-24. 2001..These studies showed that calcitriol 3 microg/g ointment is a well-tolerated treatment for stable plaque-type psoriasis...
- Some Nigerian plants of dermatologic importanceFrances O A Ajose
Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
Int J Dermatol 46:48-55. 2007..Nigerians still depend largely on crude herbal remedies or traditional medicine. They also use wild plants for cosmetics and perfumery. Some of these herbal remedies have been observed to be effective in certain skin diseases...
- [Pruritus and the hepatitis C virus. The MULTIVIRC Unit]H Dega
, , Paris
Ann Dermatol Venereol 125:9-12. 1998..Dermatology treatment associated antihistamine agents, emollients, and corticosteroids. This population of hepatology patients referred for pruritis comprised 2.5 p...
- Bacterial skin infections in the elderly: diagnosis and treatmentSimone Laube
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Drugs Aging 19:331-42. 2002..b>Emollients and antihistamines are useful measures...
- The world's longest surviving paediatric practices: some themes of Aboriginal medical ethnobotany in AustraliaJohn Pearn
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 41:284-90. 2005..They are prepared as infusions, decoctions and macerations and may be enjoined with emollients such as emu or kangaroo fat for topical application...
- Food-induced acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis in a pregnant womanSonya Valkova
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital, Pleven, Bulgaria
Skinmed 5:199-201. 2006..05%, and emollients. As a result, her fever disappeared and her erythema faded...
- [Pellagra]Palokinam T Pitche
Service de Dermatologie, CHU Tokoin, Faculté de médecine et de pharmacie de Lomé, BP 81056 Lomé, Togo
Sante 15:205-8. 2005..Topical management of skin lesions with emollients may reduce discomfort...
- Epidemiologic background of hand hygiene and evaluation of the most important agents for scrubs and rubsGunter Kampf
Bode Chemie GmbH and Co, Scientific Affairs, Melanchthonstrasse 27, 22525 Hamburg, Germany
Clin Microbiol Rev 17:863-93, table of contents. 2004..Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guideline, promotion of alcohol-based hand rubs containing various emollients instead of irritating soaps and detergents is one strategy to reduce skin damage, dryness, and irritation...
- Cutaneous reactions due to diltiazem and cross reactivity with other calcium channel blockersM A Gonzalo Garijo
Servico de Alergologia, Hospital Universitario Infanta Cristina, Badajoz, Spain
Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 33:238-40. 2005..Patch testing has been used as confirmatory testing in patients with extensive cutaneous reactions. Cross-reactivity among these drugs have not been established...
- Exacerbation of allergic contact dermatitis during immunosuppression with cyclosporine AF Prignano
Interuniversitary Center of Biologic and Psychosomatic Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
G Ital Dermatol Venereol 145:543-6. 2010..Topical treatments consist of bland emollients, corticosteroids ointments, topical immunomodulators such as tacrolimus and pimecrolimus ointments, coal tar and ..
- Diagnostic dilemma: crusted scabies superimposed on psoriatic erythroderma in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndromeBrian S Fuchs
Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
Skinmed 6:142-4. 2007..The patient had been diagnosed with psoriasis 2 years previously, and at the time of presentation was using emollients and topical corticosteroid creams with little improvement...
- Efficacy and safety of pimecrolimus cream in the long-term management of atopic dermatitis in childrenUlrich Wahn
Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Pediatrics 110:e2. 2002..We assessed whether early treatment of AD signs/symptoms with pimecrolimus could influence long-term outcome by preventing disease flares...
- Local narrowband UVB phototherapy vs. local PUVA in the treatment of chronic hand eczemaEngin Sezer
Department of Dermatology, Gaziosmanpasa University School of Medicine, Tokat, Turkey
Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 23:10-4. 2007..The aim of our study was to compare the efficacy and safety of local narrowband UVB phototherapy with paint-PUVA in patients with chronic hand eczema of dry and dyshidrotic types unresponsive to conventional therapies...
- Impact of Sunflower Oil Massage on Neonatal Mortality in NepalLuke C Mullany; Fiscal Year: 2010..There is increasing evidence of the role of the neonatal skin and the potential for newborn massage with topical emollients in providing protection from invasive pathogens...
- Novel Topical Treatment for Disorders of KeratinizationBakul Bhatt; Fiscal Year: 2005..Current treatment options include the use of emollients and moisturizers, and keratolytic agents including salicylic acid, urea, or alpha hydroxy acids...
- GANGLIOSIDE GENE MODULATION EFFECT ON CELL MOTILITYAmy Paller; Fiscal Year: 2007..These studies will provide information about the role of gangliosides in caveolin-1 mediated signaling and may lead to novel therapies for patients with abnormal healing responses. ..
- GANGLIOSIDE GENE MODULATION EFFECT ON CELL MOTILITYAmy Paller; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Applied Research in Antimicrobial Resistance: Studies of Susceptibility TestingLisa Saiman; Fiscal Year: 2007..Carefully conducted observational studies and clinically relevant in vitro antimicrobial susceptibility testing, hold the greatest promise to improve the treatment of patients infected with mutidrug-resistant organisms. ..
- Outcomes of Omission of Radiation With Lumpectomy (BCS) Among Low-Income WomenRoger Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Susceptibility Testing, Treatment Choices, and Outcomes of MDR-GNB InfectionsLisa Saiman; Fiscal Year: 2009..Carefully conducted observational studies and clinically relevant in vitro antimicrobial susceptibility testing, hold the greatest promise to improve the treatment of patients infected with mutidrug-resistant organisms. ..
- Improving Antimicrobial Prescribing Practices in the Neonatal Intensive Care UnitLisa Saiman; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Improving Antimicrobial Prescribing Practices in the Neonatal Intensive Care UnitLisa Saiman; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Training in Interdisciplinary Research to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance (TIRAR)Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2009..These evaluationswill be a focal point of discussion in the Faculty Development Seminar, and suitable program modifications will be implemented by the Leadership Team. ..
- Distribution of the Costs of Antimicrobial Resistant InfectionsELAINE LUCILLE LARSON; Fiscal Year: 2010..The analyses will match patients with resistant infections (hospital- and community-acquired) to susceptible patients and to uninfected patients. _^ ..
- Training in Interdisciplinary Research to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance (TIRAR)ELAINE LUCILLE LARSON; Fiscal Year: 2010..These evaluationswill be a focal point of discussion in the Faculty Development Seminar, and suitable program modifications will be implemented by the Leadership Team. ..
- Patterns of Patient Care in AppalachiaRoger T Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2010..g., high volume of cancer care, comprehensive treatment center and oncologist practice);and (iii) Facility volume, type, comprehensiveness and accredited status, and surgeon case volume, training status, and vintage. ..
- Breast and Prostate Cancer Data Quality and Patterns of Care Study in NCRoger Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2007..5) Participate in the analysis of aggregate data and follow common protocols of the collaborative PoC group. ..
- Outcomes of Omission of Radiation With Lumpectomy (BCS) Among Low-Income WomenRoger Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Staff Hand Hygiene and Nosocomial Infections in NeonatesElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- STAFF HAND HYGIENE AND NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION IN NEONATESElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003..Results of this study can be generalized to many clinical settings. ..
- HOME HYGIENE INTERVENTIONElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2002..Logistic regression, Liang-Zeger regression, and Chi Square analyses will be used to test differences in rates of transmission of symptoms and changes in quantity, types and resistance patterns of microbial flora of the hands. ..
- Phase I Clinical Trials of New Anticancer AgentsPatricia LoRusso; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Preterm Infants: Light Effects on Health and DevelopmentDebra Brandon; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Pimecrolius on T cell Responses in Atopic MarchJonathan Spergel; Fiscal Year: 2007..In third aim of the trial, we explore the effects of pimecrolimus as a disease-modifying agent in the prevention of asthma. Asthma phenotype will be examined by spirometry per and post-beta-2-agonist and exhaled nitric oxide. ..
- Interdisciplinary Research:Antimicrobial Resistance(RMI)Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2006..In the final year, plans for a sustainable Consortium on antimicrobial resistance will be formalized. ..
- Impact of Hand Hygiene Guideline on Infections and CostsElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..