Eczema / Dermatitis

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UK sources of information and / or support

Patient UK

Has information leaflets on:

Atopic eczema in children

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Atopic dermatitis (eczema) - pimecrolimus and tacrolimus

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Atopic dermatitis (eczema) - topical steroids

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Alitretinoin for the Treatment of Severe Chronic Hand Eczema

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Eczema Outreach (Scotland)

Exists to support people with eczema and their families in Scotland, particularly children with the condition and their parents.

Eczema Voice

Information exchange for people with eczema and their carers.

National Eczema Society

One of the most established organisations worldwide dedicated to the needs of people with eczema, dermatitis and sensitive skin.

Nottingham Support Group for Carers of Children with Eczema

A support group attended by people from around the East Midlands.

Guidelines for the Management of Contact Dermatitis

Clinical guidance from the British Association of Dermatologists.

British Association of Dermatologists

Has information leaflets on:

Contact Dermatitis

Information from the British Skin Foundation.

Eczema

Information from the British Skin Foundation.

Life with Eczema

Information written by a Consultant Dermatologist with a special interest in eczema.

Dermatitis

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

Eczema

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

NHS Choices

Has information leaflets on:


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Author:
Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7427 (v16)
Last Checked:
21 February 2012

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