SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.22 issue8Rehabilitated aged patient with dental prothesis on immediate load implantsAssurance of the teaching quality in the universities of Latin America author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




  • Have no cited articlesCited by SciELO

Related links

  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO



On-line version ISSN 1029-3019


GUERRA CASTRO, Myra M; ALEMAN BACALLAO, Alfredo Daniel  and  ROMAN MANRIQUE, Yenisey. Photoprotection and photodamage in the childhood and adolescence. MEDISAN [online]. 2018, vol.22, n.8, pp.804-815. ISSN 1029-3019.

During the last decades the incidence of the skin cancer has been increased, due fundamentally to the exposure to the sun radiations, reason why it is important the protection since early ages. Keeping this in mind, a literature review was carried out with the objective of describing the effects that they cause in the human beings and the appropriate protection forms. It was concluded that the knowledge and the implementation of the recommendations for photoprotection, are necessary to prevent the effects caused by these radiations.

Keywords : boy; adolescent; ultraviolet radiation; photoprotection; photodamage; photoeducation.

        · abstract in Spanish     · text in Spanish     · Spanish ( pdf )