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Outpatient / Primary Care Management of Eczema

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Guidelines for the Outpatient / Primary Care Management of Childhood Eczema

The majority of children with eczema can be managed in an outpatient setting. Treatment should be prescribed as a package... Continue reading the guideline

Primary Care Pathways for Childhood Eczema

View the Northern Region Clinical Pathway for the primary care management of paediatric eczema

View the Northern Region Clinical Pathway for the primary care assessment and management of infected eczema in children > 3months to 14 years.

Information for Prescribers for Childhood Eczema

Read a guideline for prescribers including the use of soap substitutes and emollients, appropriate use of corticosteroids, identifying and managing underlying triggers and when to refer.

Information on Childhood Eczema for Well Child Providers

Download an information sheet on eczema written for Well Child Providers

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