TITLE

Skin Blood Flow in Adult Human Thermoregulation: How It Works, When It Does Not, and Why

AUTHOR(S)
Charkoudian, Nisha
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;May2003, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p603
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on concepts regarding mechanisms of thermoregulatory control of human skin blood flow and how changes in these mechanisms can contribute to thermoregulatory dysfunction in menopause, type 2 diabetes mellitus and cutaneous microvascular disorders. Local warming and cooling of the skin.
ACCESSION #
9749984

 

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