TITLE

Atopic eczema in children

AUTHOR(S)
Hoey, John
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/25/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 13, p1694
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the treatment of atopic eczema in children. Investigation into whether a 3-day burst of treatment with a potent topical corticosteroid is more effective than continuous treatment with a topical low-dose preparation, without causing an increase in thinning of the skin; Methods; Results that show the potent topical corticosteroid ointment applied for short periods is as effective as standard therapy with a milder preparation.
ACCESSION #
6828313

 

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