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Psychological and educational interventions for atopic eczema in children

  1. Steven J Ersser1,*,
  2. Fiona Cowdell1,
  3. Sue Latter2,
  4. Eric Gardiner1,
  5. Carsten Flohr3,
  6. Andrew Robert Thompson4,
  7. Karina Jackson5,
  8. Helen Farasat6,
  9. Fiona Ware7,
  10. Alison Drury8

Editorial Group: Cochrane Skin Group

Published Online: 7 JAN 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 17 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004054.pub3


How to Cite

Ersser SJ, Cowdell F, Latter S, Gardiner E, Flohr C, Thompson AR, Jackson K, Farasat H, Ware F, Drury A. Psychological and educational interventions for atopic eczema in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004054. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004054.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Hull, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Hull, UK

  2. 2

    University of Southampton, Faculty of Health Sciences, Southampton, Hampshire, UK

  3. 3

    St Thomas' Hospital, Department of Paediatric Dermatology and Children's Allergies, London, UK

  4. 4

    The University of Sheffield, Clinical Psychology Unit, Sheffield, UK

  5. 5

    Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (and King's College London), St John's Institute of Dermatology, London, UK

  6. 6

    Bournemouth University, The Centre for Wellbeing and Quality of Life, Bournemouth, UK

  7. 7

    University of Hull, Library & Learning Innovation, Hull, UK

  8. 8

    The University of Nottingham, c/o Cochrane Skin Group, Nottingham, UK

*Steven J Ersser, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, Cottingham, Hull, HU6 7RX, UK. S.Ersser@hull.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 7 JAN 2014

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Futamura 2013 {published data only}

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N0060047013 {published data only (unpublished sought but not used)}
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NCT01138761 {published data only}
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NCT01143012 {unpublished data only}
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  3. References to studies awaiting assessment
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