Principles and Practice of Skin Toxicology By Robert Chilcott, Shirley Price
* Publisher: Wiley * Number Of Pages: 392 * Publication Date: 2008-10-27 * ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0470511729
Product Description: Written by authorities in the field, this book provides a “bottom up” approach to studying skin toxicology. Principles and Practice of Skin Toxicology clearly outlines basic concepts, cites historical and modern references and contains a dictionary for easy reference. The inclusion of global legislation and regulatory aspects on the topic makes this a comprehensive review for every practitioner, clinical researcher in industry and academia, and MSc and PhD student of toxicology. * Different sections cover skin structure and function, principles and measurement of skin absorption, clinical aspects of dermal toxicity and in vitro alternatives. * A section on regulatory and legislative aspects includes case studies from the UK that fulfill European Union and US FDA requirements. * A glossary provides definitions of technical terms, and the chapters contain an introduction, learning boxes and summary section for ease of use. * Includes a chapter on drug delivery through the skin. * Addresses risk assessment: a key area for the interpretation of skin absorption data that is rarely covered.