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Atopic eczema: clinical review

Atopic eczema: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


October 3, 2016


March 27, 2018

Programme Description

In this article Dr Rufaro Gamanya considers the causes of atopic eczema and advises on managing the condition. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include diagnostic criteria, clinical presentation, the role of antihistamines and patient education.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Describe the genetic, immunologic and environmental factors involved in AE
  • Understand how the clinical picture of AE varies with age
  • Advise patients on how to effectively use emollients
  • Offer patient education on prevention of aggravating factors
  • Readers' comments

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    Activity and test author
    Dr Rufaro Gamanya
    General Practitioner
    Parc Canol Group Practice
    South Wales


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required