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Ointments

Known as: Oint, OintmentDrugForm, unguent 
Semisolid preparations used topically for protective emollient effects or as a vehicle for local administration of medications. Ointment bases are… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Due to the boom of wireless handheld devices such as smartwatches and smartphones, wearable Fall Detection Systems (FDSs) have… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Four Lactobacillus species, namely L. crispatus, L. iners, L. gasseri, and L. jensenii, commonly dominate the vaginal communities… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is the leading nosocomial (hospital acquired) pathogen in hospitals throughout the… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Ulceration of the foot in diabetes is common and disabling and frequently leads to amputation of the leg. Mortality is high and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Tacrolimus (FK 506) is an effective immunosuppressant drug for the prevention of rejection after organ transplantation… Expand
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Review
1990
Review
1990
Conventional forms of drug administration generally rely on pills, eye drops, ointments, and intravenous solutions. Recently, a… Expand
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Higuchi's equation that expresses the rate of release of medicaments from ointments containing drugs in suspension has long been… Expand
Highly Cited
1963
Highly Cited
1963
  • T. Higuchi
  • Journal of pharmaceutical sciences
  • 1963
  • Corpus ID: 36145609
Abstract Theoretically expected rates of release of solid drugs incorporated into solid matrices have been derived for several… Expand
Highly Cited
1962
Highly Cited
1962
  • W. Higuchi
  • Journal of pharmaceutical sciences
  • 1962
  • Corpus ID: 29000664
An analysis of some recently published data on the sodium radioiodide release from hydrophilic ointment bases is presented and… Expand
Highly Cited
1961
Highly Cited
1961
  • T. Higuchi
  • Journal of pharmaceutical sciences
  • 1961
  • Corpus ID: 9584726
An equation relating the rate of release of solid drugs suspended in ointment bases into perfect sinks is derived. The final… Expand