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dc.contributor.authorDu Plessis, Johan L.
dc.contributor.authorStefaniak, Aleksandr B.
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-14T11:36:31Z
dc.date.available2018-11-14T11:36:31Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.citationDu Plessis, J.L. & Stefaniak, A.B. 2017. Biometrology guidelines for the in vivo assessment of transepidermal water loss and skin hydration in nonclinical settings. (In Humbert, P., Fanian, F., Maibach, H.I. & Agache, P., eds. Agache's measuring the skin. Springer. p: 933-943). [https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32383-1_128]en_US
dc.identifier.isbn978-3-319-32381-7
dc.identifier.isbn978-3-319-32383-1 (Online)
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/31713
dc.identifier.urihttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32383-1_128
dc.identifier.urihttps://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-3-319-32383-1_128
dc.description.abstractIt is becoming evident that assessment of skin exposure to physical and chemical stressors in workplaces should be accompanied by the assessment of skin barrier function at the time of exposure. “Real-life” occupational (nonclinical) environments can be highly variable and difficult to control which presents unique measurement challenges not encountered in clinical settings. Based on existing clinical guidelines, published data, and our own experiences, we developed guidelines and best practices for the in vivo measurement of transepidermal water loss (TEWL) and skin hydration in nonclinical settings, with specific emphasis placed on occupational environments (workplaces) as a worst-case scenario. This chapter presents these guidelines as well as amendments since initial publication thereof. Key elements of these guidelines are (i) recognition and minimization, to the extent feasible, of the influences of relevant endogenous-, exogenous-, environmental-, and measurement/instrumentation-related factors; (ii) recommendation of instruments to be used for measurement of in particular TEWL; (iii) recommendation of standardized reporting of measurement results; and (iv) accurate disclosure of notable deviations from the guidelines. It is envisaged that these guidelines will promote skin barrier assessment, particularly in occupational environments, and consequentially enable intercomparison of future study resultsen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherSpringeren_US
dc.subjectOccupationen_US
dc.subjectSkin hydrationen_US
dc.subjectTransepidermal water lossen_US
dc.subjectSkin barrieren_US
dc.subjectGuidelineen_US
dc.subjectNonclinicalen_US
dc.subjectMeasurementen_US
dc.titleBiometrology guidelines for the in vivo assessment of transepidermal water loss and skin hydration in nonclinical settingsen_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
dc.contributor.researchID10101268 - Du Plessis, Johannes Lodewykus


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