Investigating International Time Trends in the Incidence and Prevalence of Atopic Eczema 1990–2010: A Systematic Review of Epidemiological Studies

@article{Deckers2012InvestigatingIT,
  title={Investigating International Time Trends in the Incidence and Prevalence of Atopic Eczema 1990–2010: A Systematic Review of Epidemiological Studies},
  author={I. Deckers and S. Mclean and Sanne Linssen and M. Mommers and C. V. van Schayck and A. Sheikh},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2012},
  volume={7}
}
The prevalence of atopic eczema has been found to have increased greatly in some parts of the world. Building on a systematic review of global disease trends in asthma, our objective was to study trends in incidence and prevalence of atopic eczema. Disease trends are important for health service planning and for generating hypotheses regarding the aetiology of chronic disorders. We conducted a systematic search for high quality reports of cohort, repeated cross-sectional and routine healthcare… Expand

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