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What is the best way to use moisturisers, or emollients, on the skin? Surely more is better than less? No! Its actually a case of less is more effective...
Dr John Cotterill, co-founder of the European Society for Dermatology and Psychiatry, writes about the significance of the collaboration of two dermatologists, Dr Richard Staughton in the UK and Dr Peter Noren in Sweden, with UK psychiatrist Dr Christopher Bridgett.
Eczema, dermatitis, atopic eczema, atopic dermatitis, atopic skin disease: what do these terms mean? And what is atopy? The term atopic skin disease is used to emphasise a complication of atopic eczema caused by habitual scratching - lichenification.
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