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Journal article

Eczema management in school-aged children

1 Dec 2017
Description

Background

Atopic eczema is a relapsing inflammatory skin condition that can be lifelong. Management of eczema is often focused on infants, with many school-aged children undertreated. Uncontrolled eczema has a significant impact on the quality of life of the child and their family.

Objective/s

The objective of this article is to discuss the practical management of eczema in school-aged children.

Discussion

This article will describe how eczema manifests in school-aged children, focusing on when to suspect triggers and how to manage these from a general practice perspective, and when to refer the child on to specialist services.

Publication Details
Volume: 
46
Issue: 
12
Pagination: 
896-899
License Type: 
All Rights Reserved
Published year only: 
2017
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