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in clinical practice 29-32 duration of treatment 31, 67 strengths/frequencies/amounts 30-31 in Combined Approach, adults/older children 62, 66-68, 120, 125-126 young children 93-94, 143-144 cosmetic/histological healing 26, 31, 66-67, 93, 125 emollient therapy with 23-24, 66, 93 history 24 hypersensitivity to 37 pharmacology 24-25 potency groups 24, 25, 157 relapse treatment 79, 80, 99 side-effects 24, 26-29, 93 local 26-28, 32, 41-42 management 41-42 risk 28-29 systemic 29, 42 in young children 93 skin sensitivity 30 stopping too soon 25-26, 66 systemic steroids comparison 33-34 therapeutic effects 25-26 types 157 Topical treatments, mechanical 19-20

Treatment Combined Approach, see Combined Approach conventional 11-43, 54 complications 36-41 Trichophylon rubrum 39 Ulceration, skin 27 Ultra-violet light phototherapy 35 Vicious circle 61, 87, 91-92, 119, 137-138, 141 Vigilance 23, 48, 79, 81-82 young children 98, 148 Viral infections 40-41 Water balance in skin 15, 16, 65-66, 124 emollient action 16, 21, 65-66, 124 loss prevention 16, 21 Winter, relapses 82 Wraps 19-20 Xerosis 11 Zap Pack 81, 99

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Atopic Skin Disease - A Manual For Practitioners  

An account of a new behavioural approach to the treatment of atopic eczema, written for practitioners, but also for patients

Atopic Skin Disease - A Manual For Practitioners  

An account of a new behavioural approach to the treatment of atopic eczema, written for practitioners, but also for patients