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Autumn 2009, Vol. 17 No. 3

Hong Kong J. Dermatol. Venereol. (2009) 17, 136-143


Review Article

Review and recommendations on clinical management of childhood atopic eczema

TNH Leung 梁銀河, TS Au 區德成, AYP Fung 馮貽邦, KM Ho 何景文, AYS Pei 邊毓秀, VK Sugunan, CK Yeung 楊志強, BWY Young 楊允賢

Abstract
Objective: To review updated clinical issues on management of childhood atopic eczema (AE) and to provide recommendations to facilitate shared care management in a public-private interface programme in Hong Kong. Study selection: The review is based on evidence-based international guidelines and recently published review and original articles searched on Medline and Embase. Process: Four Paediatricians and three Dermatologists practicing in public or private sectors in Hong Kong participated in the review and discussion for recommendations. Conclusion: Children with atopic eczema often present to paediatricians, dermatologists, allergists or family doctors both in hospital and community practice. The recommendations provided in this article may enhance care provided by various specialists in the public and private sectors in Hong Kong.