Established corticosteroid creams should be applied only once daily in patients with atopic eczema
Williams, Hywel C (2007) Established corticosteroid creams should be applied only once daily in patients with atopic eczema. British Medical Journal, 334 . p. 1272.
Atopic eczema affects many adults and up to 20% of children,1 with health costs comparable to diabetes2 and asthma.3 One community survey of 1760 young children in the United Kingdom found that 84% had mild eczema, 14% moderate, and 2% severe eczema.4 Topical corticosteroids are a mainstay of treatment for inflammatory episodes.5 Most long established topical corticosteroids such as betamethasone valerate
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