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Applications of quality control in the service industries

Author: A C Rosander
Publisher: New York : M. Dekker ; Milwaukee : ASQC Quality Press, ©1985.
Series: Quality and reliability, 5.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A C Rosander
ISBN: 0824774663 9780824774660
OCLC Number: 12722258
Description: viii, 387 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Foreword- William J. LedgerPrefaceContributorsPART I. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGYAnatomy of the Vulva-Aikaterini Deliveliotou and George CreatsasIntroductionEmbryology of VulvaAnatomy of the VulvaConclusionReferencesTissue Structure and Physiology of the Vulva- Miranda A. Farage and Howard I. MaibachIntroductionVariations in Epithelial StructureBlood Flow and InnervationHormonal ResponsivenessImmune Cell PopulationsTissue Hydration and Barrier FunctionPermeabilitySkin IrritationMicrobiologyConclusionReferencesChanges in the Vulva and Vagina Throughout Life- Miranda A. Farage, Howard I. Maibach, Aikaterini Deliveliotou, and George CreatsasIntroductionInfancy and Early ChildhoodPubertyReproductive YearsMenopause and Older AgeConclusionReferencesMicrobial Ecology of the Vulva- Ronald W. Berg and Catherine C. DavisIntroductionAnatomical Structure of the VulvaFactors Controlling Microbial Growth and DiversityMicroflora of the VulvaConclusionReferencesPART II. SYMPTOMS, DISEASES, AND THERAPIESAre Vaginal Symptoms Ever Normal?- Matthew Anderson, Alison Karasz, and Sarah FriedlandIntroductionCharacteristics of Normal Vaginal DischargeCharacteristics of Normal Vaginal OdorNormalcy of Irritative SymptomsConclusionReferencesCommon Diseases of the Vulva- Diane Elas and Rudolph P. GalaskIntroductionAssessmentPhysical ExaminationDiseases that Cause Vulvar BurningDiseases that Cause Vulvar ItchingDiseases that Cause Vulvar PainDiseases that Cause Vaginal DischargeConclusionReferencesIdiopathic Vulvodynia- Lauren D. Arnold and Gloria A. BachmannIntroductionSymptomsEtiologyPrevalenceDemographicsComorbid ConditionsGynecologic HistoryPsychosocial and Sexual AspectsDiagnosisTreatmentConclusionReferencesVulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome- Miranda A. Farage and Rudolph P. GalaskIntroductionDefinition and Disease CharacteristicsPrevalence and Patient DemographicsDifferential DiagnosisEtiologyManagementConclusionReferencesVulvar Therapies: Evidence Vs. Testimony- Natalie Moulton-Levy and Howard I. MaibachIntroductionVulvodyniaEczematous and Papulosquamous Vulvar DermatosesBenign Vulvar Nodules or TumorsInfectious DiseasesVulvar NeoplasmConclusionReferencesPART III. MENSES, HYGIENE, AND PRODUCTSThe Menstrual Cycle, the Composition of Menses, and the Effect of Menses on the Skin- Miranda A. Farage, William H. Hood, and Paula J. Adams HillardIntroductionThe Menstrual CycleComposition and Properties of MensesEffects of Menses and Venous Blood on the SkinConclusionReferencesThe Menstrual Cycle and the Skin- Birgit Drexler, Michael Landthaler, and Silvia HohenleutnerIntroductionHormonal Changes in the Course of the Menstrual CycleInfluence of the Sex Hormones on the SkinPremenstrual SyndromeMenstrual Cycle and Associated Skin DisordersConclusionReferencesGenital Hygiene: Culture, Practices, and Health Impact- Miranda A. Farage and Mario BramanteIntroductionGenital Hygiene of InfantsGenital Hygiene Among Premenarchal GirlsGenital Hygiene Among Women of Reproductive AgeGenital Hygiene Among Older WomenConclusionReferencesProducts for Vulvar Hygiene- Miranda A. Farage and Lisa LennonIntroductionCleanliness and Odor-Control ProductsMenstrual Protection ProductsProducts for Incontinence ControlOther Products Used on the VulvaMedicationsConclusionReferencesPART IV. ETHNICITY AND SOCIOLOGYVulva Ethnic Differences: An Overview- Marina Goldovsky and Howard I. MaibachIntroductionAssessments of Variable Characteristics of Ethnically/Racially Different SkinLipid ContentClinical ObservationsConclusionReferencesFemale Genital Alterations: A Sociological Perspective- Samar A. FarageIntroductionThe Management of Sexuality as a Problem: Postmasturbation DiseaseTypes of Female Genital AlterationsProcedures of the 19th and 20th CenturiesContemporary Female Genital Alterations in North AmericaConclusionReferencesPART V. INVESTIGATIONAL METHODSBioengineering Methods for the Vulva- Sibylle Schliemann, Britta Opper, and Peter ElsnerIntroductionCommon Bioengineering TechniquesMeasuring Mechanical PropertiesConclusionReferencesTransepidermal Water Loss Dynamics of Human Vulvar and Thigh Skin- Raphael Warren, Michaelle B. Jones, and Peter ElsnerIntroductionEvaluation of Transepidermal Water LossTransepidermal Water Loss FindingsConclusionReferencesVulvar Toxicology- Christina Y. Wang and Howard I. MaibachIntroductionIrritation of the VulvaBioengineering Methods of AssessmentBehind the Knee TestVulvar DermatitisContact UrticariaConclusionReferencesConsumer Research and In-Market Comments- Brigitte NijsIntroductionWhat Do Women Want from a Feminine Hygiene Pad?Consumer Research Process for Feminine Hygiene ProductsQuality Assurance for Production of Feminine Hygiene ProductsConsumer Comments from Market UseConclusionReferenceIndex
Series Title: Quality and reliability, 5.
Responsibility: A.C. Rosander.


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