Maintaining skin integrity in the aged: a systematic review

  title={Maintaining skin integrity in the aged: a systematic review},
  author={J. Kottner and A. Lichterfeld and U. Blume-Peytavi},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
  • J. Kottner, A. Lichterfeld, U. Blume-Peytavi
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Dermatology
  • Ageing is associated with structural and functional changes of the skin that result in increased vulnerability. The aim of this systematic review is to synthesize empirical evidence about the efficacy and effectiveness of basic skin care interventions for maintaining skin integrity in the aged. The databases Medline, EMBASE, CINAHL (1990–2012), Scopus, SCI (February 2013) and reference lists were searched. Inclusion criteria were primary intervention studies using skin care products in… CONTINUE READING
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