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Fifteen-minute consultation: How to manage eczema in children


Atopic eczema is common and has a major impact on quality of life. Paediatricians and general practitioners play a key role in the non-specialist treatment of atopic eczema. However, the clinical nature of the diagnosis, multitude of topical therapies and sometimes complicated treatment strategies can leave both clinicians and families feeling bewildered. This article aims to provide a concise, patient-focused summary of the assessment and management of childhood atopic eczema.

  • dermatology
  • microbiology
  • therapeutics

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