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Management of atopic eczema in primary care

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Last updated:1st Mar 2011

The guideline summarises the evidence and, where appropriate, provides evidence based recommendations around: diagnosis and referral; emollient therapy; topical corticosteroid therapy; topical calcineurin inhibitors; dressings and wet wrap treatment; antimicrobial measures; antihistamines; managing environmental factors; dietary interventions; and complementary and alternative therapies.

This guideline will be of particular interest to general practitioners, nursing staff (community nurses, practice nurses and specialist nurses in dermatology), dermatologists, pharmacists and dietitians. It will also be of interest to patients and their carers.

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