Principles of Paediatric Dermatological Therapy

Dennis P. West*, Candrice Heath, Ann Cameron Haley, Anne Mahoney, Giuseppe Micali

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHarper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781405176958
StatePublished - May 24 2011


  • Barrier properties of skin
  • Drug penetration, anatomical sites - stratum corneum thickness
  • Drugs, permeating stratum corneum at rates - by lipid-water coefficients
  • Factors, affecting drug penetration into skin
  • Paediatric dermatological therapy principles
  • Skin disorder treatment in paediatric patients - restoring physiological state of skin
  • Therapeutic approach to paediatric patient - newborn, or infant
  • Topical dermatological therapeutic agents
  • Vehicle, medium in which active medicament - application to skin surface
  • Vitamin D3 analogues, topical use - calcitriol, calcipotriol and tacalcitol

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  • Medicine(all)

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