Eczema and Your Child (Your Child's Health)

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Eczema is an itching skin condition which can be difficult for anyone - especially a child - to have to deal with. Thishandbook guides the reader through the maze of old wives' tales, unscientific advice and outdated treatments. It helps them to find ways of coping with their child's eczema that fit in with their everyday interests and activity. Using straightforward language, it explains how to ensure that a childwith eczema leads a happy, healthy and normal life. The book answers 174 real questions asked by the families of young children with eczema. It gives you positive, medically accurate information you can rely on, including hints and tips from the expert authors on practical ways you can help you child -- and how your child can help too. It tells you about complementary therapies, their benifits and limitations, and the role they can play in treating eczema. It alsogives practical guiance on bringing up a child with eczema,covering areas such as school, leisure activities, relationships, and how to handle other people's negative attitudes.

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"It addresses the sorts of questions we are asked all the time." -- Mercy Jeyasingham, Director of Education and Information, National Eczema Society

"It gets down to the nitty-gritty of atopic eczema management and addresses the questions that are most frequently asked in a clinical setting. If only there were time to answer them. This book is well-written and informative." -- DR Mary Judge, Consultant Dermatologist, Royal Bolton Hospital

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Dr Tim Mitchell MBCHB, DRCOG, DPD, is a GP at the Montpelier Health Centre in Bristol. He is founder member and Secretary of the Primary Care Dermatology Society, and Specialist Advisor to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Skin. He is a clinical assistant in dermatology and has worked closely with the National Eczema Society. Dr David Paige, MBBS, MA, MRCP, is Consultant Dermatologist at The Royal London Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children, Hackney, London and St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. Karen Spowart, RSCN, RGN, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Paediatric Dermatology at Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children, Hackney, London.

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