"Emollients" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Oleagenous substances used topically to soothe, soften or protect skin or mucous membranes. They are used also as vehicles for other dermatologic agents.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Emollients" by people in Profiles.
Managing common foot problems in older adults. J Gerontol Nurs. 2010 Oct; 36(10):9-14.
Laxative use in constipation. American College of Gastroenterology's Committee on FDA-Related Matters. Am J Gastroenterol. 1985 Apr; 80(4):303-9.