Guidelines of care for the management of atopic dermatitis: Section 4. Prevention of disease flares and use of adjunctive therapies and approaches Work Group

Robert Sidbury, Wynnis L. Tom, James N. Bergman, Kevin D. Cooper, Robert A. Silverman, Timothy G. Berger, Sarah L. Chamlin, David E. Cohen, Kelly M. Cordoro, Dawn M. Davis, Steven R. Feldman, Jon M. Hanifin, Alfons Krol, David J. Margolis, Amy S. Paller, Kathryn Schwarzenberger, Eric L. Simpson, Hywel C. Williams, Craig A. Elmets, Julie BlockChristopher G. Harrod, Wendy Smith Begolka, Lawrence F. Eichenfield

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Abstract

Atopic dermatitis is a common, chronic inflammatory dermatosis that can affect all age groups. This evidence-based guideline addresses important clinical questions that arise in its management. In this final section, treatments for flare prevention and adjunctive and complementary therapies and approaches are reviewed. Suggestions on use are given based on available evidence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1218-1233
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume71
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2014

Keywords

  • aeroallergens
  • allergy testing
  • atopic dermatitis
  • calcineurin inhibitors
  • complementary therapy
  • corticosteroids
  • diet
  • education
  • flare
  • food allergy
  • topicals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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    Sidbury, R., Tom, W. L., Bergman, J. N., Cooper, K. D., Silverman, R. A., Berger, T. G., Chamlin, S. L., Cohen, D. E., Cordoro, K. M., Davis, D. M., Feldman, S. R., Hanifin, J. M., Krol, A., Margolis, D. J., Paller, A. S., Schwarzenberger, K., Simpson, E. L., Williams, H. C., Elmets, C. A., ... Eichenfield, L. F. (2014). Guidelines of care for the management of atopic dermatitis: Section 4. Prevention of disease flares and use of adjunctive therapies and approaches Work Group. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 71(6), 1218-1233. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2014.08.038