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Beyond Skin Deep: Unravelling the challenges of managing eczema
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.READ ON
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.
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.
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