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Abstract

This article reviews how clinical studies with bioengineering instruments can be organized and performed in general. It covers the following sources of errors in the use of bioengineering instruments:

- The device;
- The use of the device;
- The measurement conditions;
- The subject;
- Data analysis.

Hypothesis testing is discussed. The article concludes that noninvasive techniques can be valuable in skin research, providing relevant information on skin function. nction.

Additional information

Authors: ZUANG V, JRC Ispra (IT);BERARDESCA E, University of Pavia, Department of Dermatology (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Advances in skin Bioengineering (1997)
Record Number: 199711040 / Last updated on: 1997-09-16
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en