Topical Corticosteroid Phobia among Parents of Children with Atopic Eczema in Korea

@inproceedings{Lee2015TopicalCP,
  title={Topical Corticosteroid Phobia among Parents of Children with Atopic Eczema in Korea},
  author={Jin Yong Lee and Young Sun Her and Chul-Woo Kim and Sang Seok Kim},
  booktitle={Annals of dermatology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Topical corticosteroids (TCS) are the first-line agents for the treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD). However, a vague phobia concerning the use of TCS exists among parents of children with AD because of misinformation, and studies on the subject are insufficient. OBJECTIVE To assess the current state of steroid phobia among parents of atopic children in Korea and to investigate the importance of education in its reduction. METHODS By using a structured questionnaire, 126 parents… CONTINUE READING