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Applications of Quality Control in the Service Industries



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Applications of Quality Control in the Service Industries by A.C. Rosander
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Table of Contents

Foreword- William J. Ledger Preface Contributors PART I. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY Anatomy of the Vulva-Aikaterini Deliveliotou and George Creatsas Introduction Embryology of Vulva Anatomy of the Vulva Conclusion References Tissue Structure and Physiology of the Vulva- Miranda A. Farage and Howard I. Maibach Introduction Variations in Epithelial Structure Blood Flow and Innervation Hormonal Responsiveness Immune Cell Populations Tissue Hydration and Barrier Function Permeability Skin Irritation Microbiology Conclusion References Changes in the Vulva and Vagina Throughout Life- Miranda A. Farage, Howard I. Maibach, Aikaterini Deliveliotou, and George Creatsas Introduction Infancy and Early Childhood Puberty Reproductive Years Menopause and Older Age Conclusion References Microbial Ecology of the Vulva- Ronald W. Berg and Catherine C. Davis Introduction Anatomical Structure of the Vulva Factors Controlling Microbial Growth and Diversity Microflora of the Vulva Conclusion References PART II. SYMPTOMS, DISEASES, AND THERAPIES Are Vaginal Symptoms Ever Normal?- Matthew Anderson, Alison Karasz, and Sarah Friedland Introduction Characteristics of Normal Vaginal Discharge Characteristics of Normal Vaginal Odor Normalcy of Irritative Symptoms Conclusion References Common Diseases of the Vulva- Diane Elas and Rudolph P. Galask Introduction Assessment Physical Examination Diseases that Cause Vulvar Burning Diseases that Cause Vulvar Itching Diseases that Cause Vulvar Pain Diseases that Cause Vaginal Discharge Conclusion References Idiopathic Vulvodynia- Lauren D. Arnold and Gloria A. Bachmann Introduction Symptoms Etiology Prevalence Demographics Comorbid Conditions Gynecologic History Psychosocial and Sexual Aspects Diagnosis Treatment Conclusion References Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome- Miranda A. Farage and Rudolph P. Galask Introduction Definition and Disease Characteristics Prevalence and Patient Demographics Differential Diagnosis Etiology Management Conclusion References Vulvar Therapies: Evidence Vs. Testimony- Natalie Moulton-Levy and Howard I. Maibach Introduction Vulvodynia Eczematous and Papulosquamous Vulvar Dermatoses Benign Vulvar Nodules or Tumors Infectious Diseases Vulvar Neoplasm Conclusion References PART III. MENSES, HYGIENE, AND PRODUCTS The Menstrual Cycle, the Composition of Menses, and the Effect of Menses on the Skin- Miranda A. Farage, William H. Hood, and Paula J. Adams Hillard Introduction The Menstrual Cycle Composition and Properties of Menses Effects of Menses and Venous Blood on the Skin Conclusion References The Menstrual Cycle and the Skin- Birgit Drexler, Michael Landthaler, and Silvia Hohenleutner Introduction Hormonal Changes in the Course of the Menstrual Cycle Influence of the Sex Hormones on the Skin Premenstrual Syndrome Menstrual Cycle and Associated Skin Disorders Conclusion References Genital Hygiene: Culture, Practices, and Health Impact- Miranda A. Farage and Mario Bramante Introduction Genital Hygiene of Infants Genital Hygiene Among Premenarchal Girls Genital Hygiene Among Women of Reproductive Age Genital Hygiene Among Older Women Conclusion References Products for Vulvar Hygiene- Miranda A. Farage and Lisa Lennon Introduction Cleanliness and Odor-Control Products Menstrual Protection Products Products for Incontinence Control Other Products Used on the Vulva Medications Conclusion References PART IV. ETHNICITY AND SOCIOLOGY Vulva Ethnic Differences: An Overview- Marina Goldovsky and Howard I. Maibach Introduction Assessments of Variable Characteristics of Ethnically/Racially Different Skin Lipid Content Clinical Observations Conclusion References Female Genital Alterations: A Sociological Perspective- Samar A. Farage Introduction The Management of Sexuality as a Problem: Postmasturbation Disease Types of Female Genital Alterations Procedures of the 19th and 20th Centuries Contemporary Female Genital Alterations in North America Conclusion References PART V. INVESTIGATIONAL METHODS Bioengineering Methods for the Vulva- Sibylle Schliemann, Britta Opper, and Peter Elsner Introduction Common Bioengineering Techniques Measuring Mechanical Properties Conclusion References Transepidermal Water Loss Dynamics of Human Vulvar and Thigh Skin- Raphael Warren, Michaelle B. Jones, and Peter Elsner Introduction Evaluation of Transepidermal Water Loss Transepidermal Water Loss Findings Conclusion References Vulvar Toxicology- Christina Y. Wang and Howard I. Maibach Introduction Irritation of the Vulva Bioengineering Methods of Assessment Behind the Knee Test Vulvar Dermatitis Contact Urticaria Conclusion References Consumer Research and In-Market Comments- Brigitte Nijs Introduction What Do Women Want from a Feminine Hygiene Pad? Consumer Research Process for Feminine Hygiene Products Quality Assurance for Production of Feminine Hygiene Products Consumer Comments from Market Use Conclusion Reference Index
Release date NZ
December 20th, 1985
Country of Publication
United States
CRC Press Inc
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