Emollients and moisturisers for eczema.

  title={Emollients and moisturisers for eczema.},
  author={Esther J van Zuuren and Zbigniew Fedorowicz and Torben Grube Christensen and Adriana P. M. Lavrijsen and Bernd Wm Arents},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Eczema is a chronic skin disease characterised by dry skin, intense itching, inflammatory skin lesions, and a considerable impact on quality of life. Moisturisation is an integral part of treatment, but it is unclear if moisturisers are effective. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of moisturisers for eczema. SEARCH METHODS We searched the following databases to December 2015: Cochrane Skin Specialised Register, CENTRAL, MEDLINE, Embase, LILACS, the GREAT database. We searched five… CONTINUE READING
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