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Oral and topical antibiotics for clinically infected eczema in children: A pragmatic randomized controlled trial in ambulatory care.

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Purpose

Eczema may flare because of bacterial infection, but evidence supporting antibiotic treatment is of low quality. We aimed to determine the effect of oral and topical antibiotics in addition to topical emollient and corticosteroids in children with clinically infected eczema.

Methods

We employed a 3-arm, blinded, randomized controlled trial in UK ambulatory care. Children with clinical, non-severely infected eczema were randomized to receive oral and topica...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher copy:
10.1370/afm.2038

Authors


Francis, NA More by this author
Thomas-Jones, E More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
ORCID:
0000-0002-0102-3453
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Publisher:
Annals of Family Medicine, Inc Publisher's website
Journal:
Annals of Family Medicine Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
2
Pages:
124-130
Publication date:
2017-03-05
Acceptance date:
2016-11-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1544-1717
ISSN:
1544-1709
Pubs id:
pubs:686175
URN:
uri:f76acfbc-8c9b-4c17-b070-6b51425e203c
UUID:
uuid:f76acfbc-8c9b-4c17-b070-6b51425e203c
Local pid:
pubs:686175

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