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Optimising paediatric Eczema Care: A Nurses’ Guide

Explore essential strategies and insights for managing paediatric eczema effectively in this guide. From daily skincare routines to addressing common triggers and mental health considerations, empower families with the knowledge and tools to improve their child's quality of life.

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My patients are concerned about the safety of topical corticosteroids – should they be?
My patients are concerned about the safety of topical corticosteroids – should they be?
Dr Kate Annear

Stories about topical steroid withdrawal are difficult to put into context for both consumers and health professionals. The outcome is that many consumers are avoiding using topical corticosteroids, which in many cases, makes it harder to manage conditions such as eczema.

Navigating the Eczema Journey
Navigating the Eczema Journey
Dr Kate Annear

Jaime has suffered from severe eczema for most of his life. This podcast delves into the interactions that take place between consumers and health professionals in the eczema journey. 

Facial eczema in an infant - Clinical Opal
Facial eczema in an infant - Clinical Opal
Quality Use of Medicines Alliance

Some parents and health professionals are hesitant to use topical corticosteroid on sensitive skin regions such as the face. Moreover, in young children there can be a tendency by parents (often influenced by friends/family/social media) to assume food as a cause of eczema, which may give rise to unnecessary restrictions of diet.

Beyond Skin Deep: Unravelling the challenges of managing eczema
Beyond Skin Deep: Unravelling the challenges of managing eczema
Dr Kate Annear

Dr Artiene Tatian and Ms Melanie Funk discuss the impact and burden of eczema on individuals and families and address some of the management challenges for health professionals.

Why eczema, why now?
Why eczema, why now?
Quality Use of Medicines Alliance

Every day around 2.8 million Australians, many of them young children, are directly impacted by the itch, inflammation and discomfort of eczema. Countless more are indirectly affected.

If you only knew what life is really like for patients with eczema
If you only knew what life is really like for patients with eczema
Dr Kate Annear

Eczema is an increasingly common condition that is encountered in the primary care setting. It usually presents early in life and is often viewed as a minor condition. However, this belies the reality that for many sufferers, eczema can be a debilitating chronic condition.