Journal article

Atopic dermatitis in adults: An Australian management consensus

Saxon Smith, Christopher Baker, Kurt Gebauer, Diana Rubel, Brad Frankum, H Peter Soyer, Warren Weightman, Michael Sladden, Morton Rawlin, Alexander P Headley, Colin Somerville, Julie Beuth, Nick Logan, Erin Mewton, Peter Foley

AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Atopic dermatitis (AD) has significant negative impact on health-related quality of life, mood, sleep, work productivity and everyday activities. Research into the use of new drugs in the management of AD continues to develop, and international updates and recommendations have been published. However, questions remain in the Australian setting. This consensus aims to provide evidence-based insights and practical advice on the management of adult AD in Australia. METHODS: A panel (five dermatologists and one clinical immunologist) met to review the literature, critically examine clinical questions of relevance to Australian healthcare practitioners and develop a series ..

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