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Tidman MJ. Improving the management of atopic eczema in primary care. Practitioner 2012; 256 (1750):21-23

Improving the management of atopic eczema in primary care

25 Apr 2012Pais-up subscribers

Although generally considered a childhood ailment, 38% of patients with atopic eczema in the UK are adults. The condition often has a significant detrimental effect on the quality of life of affected individuals and their families. Despite national evidence-based guidelines in the UK, standards of care in the community setting can vary. Patients or carers should receive a full explanation of how to use topical treatments and a demonstration of how to apply dressings, if applicable. [With external links to the evidence base]

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