1 hr 1 min

Eczema Primary Care Knowledge Boost

    • Education

Speciality Doctor Rachel Hilton joins us on the podcast to talk about eczema. You’ll hear from the episode that she is passionate about getting the basics right as a way of providing vastly better care to our patients. In the episode we cover: what eczema is, types of eczema and some important differentials, before focusing on the management of atopic eczema. This includes navigating emollients, steroids and calcineurin inhibitors with advice on how to use these effectively. 


Useful resources: 



Primary Care Dermatology Society: www.pcds.org.uk





DermNet New Zealand: www.dermnetnz.org





GMMMG Emollient Guidelines: www.gmmmg.nhs.uk/docs/guidance/GM-Emollient-Ladder.pdf





GMMMG Steroid Ladder: www.gmmmg.nhs.uk/docs/guidance/GM-Steroid-Ladder.pdf





BATHE Study: https://www.rcgp.org.uk/clinical-and-research/about/clinical-news/2019/november/rcgp-research-paper-of-the-year-2018-the-bathe-study.aspx





BATHE study BMJ resources: https://www.bmj.com/content/361/bmj.k1332




Recommended resource for patients or parents: National Eczema Society: www.eczema.org


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We really want to make these episodes relevant and helpful: if you have any questions or want any particular areas covered then contact us on Twitter @PCKBpodcast, or leave a comment on our really quick anonymous survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/YLN6GKT


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This podcast has been made with the support of GP Excellence and Wigan CCG. Given that it is recorded with Greater Manchester clinicians, the information discussed may not be applicable elsewhere and it is important to consult local guidelines before making any treatment decisions. 


The information presented is the personal opinion of the healthcare professional interviewed and might not be representative to all clinicians. It is based on their interpretation of current best practice and guidelines when the episode was recorded. Guidelines can change; To the best of our knowledge the information in this episode is up to date as of it’s release but it is the listeners responsibility to review the information and make sure it is still up to date when they listen.


Dr Lisa Adams, Dr Sara MacDermott and their interviewees are not liable for any advice, investigations, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or products listeners might pursue as a result of listening to this podcast - it is the clinicians responsibility to appraise the information given and review local and national guidelines before making treatment decisions. Reliance on information provided in this podcast is solely at the listeners risk.


The podcast is designed to be used by trained healthcare professionals for education only. We do not recommend these for patients or the general public and they are not to be used as a method of diagnosis, opinion, treatment or medical advice for the general public. Do not delay seeking medical advice based on the information contained in this podcast. If you have questions regarding your health or feel you may have a medical condition then promptly seek the opinion of a trained healthcare professional.

Speciality Doctor Rachel Hilton joins us on the podcast to talk about eczema. You’ll hear from the episode that she is passionate about getting the basics right as a way of providing vastly better care to our patients. In the episode we cover: what eczema is, types of eczema and some important differentials, before focusing on the management of atopic eczema. This includes navigating emollients, steroids and calcineurin inhibitors with advice on how to use these effectively. 


Useful resources: 



Primary Care Dermatology Society: www.pcds.org.uk





DermNet New Zealand: www.dermnetnz.org





GMMMG Emollient Guidelines: www.gmmmg.nhs.uk/docs/guidance/GM-Emollient-Ladder.pdf





GMMMG Steroid Ladder: www.gmmmg.nhs.uk/docs/guidance/GM-Steroid-Ladder.pdf





BATHE Study: https://www.rcgp.org.uk/clinical-and-research/about/clinical-news/2019/november/rcgp-research-paper-of-the-year-2018-the-bathe-study.aspx





BATHE study BMJ resources: https://www.bmj.com/content/361/bmj.k1332




Recommended resource for patients or parents: National Eczema Society: www.eczema.org


___


We really want to make these episodes relevant and helpful: if you have any questions or want any particular areas covered then contact us on Twitter @PCKBpodcast, or leave a comment on our really quick anonymous survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/YLN6GKT


___


This podcast has been made with the support of GP Excellence and Wigan CCG. Given that it is recorded with Greater Manchester clinicians, the information discussed may not be applicable elsewhere and it is important to consult local guidelines before making any treatment decisions. 


The information presented is the personal opinion of the healthcare professional interviewed and might not be representative to all clinicians. It is based on their interpretation of current best practice and guidelines when the episode was recorded. Guidelines can change; To the best of our knowledge the information in this episode is up to date as of it’s release but it is the listeners responsibility to review the information and make sure it is still up to date when they listen.


Dr Lisa Adams, Dr Sara MacDermott and their interviewees are not liable for any advice, investigations, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or products listeners might pursue as a result of listening to this podcast - it is the clinicians responsibility to appraise the information given and review local and national guidelines before making treatment decisions. Reliance on information provided in this podcast is solely at the listeners risk.


The podcast is designed to be used by trained healthcare professionals for education only. We do not recommend these for patients or the general public and they are not to be used as a method of diagnosis, opinion, treatment or medical advice for the general public. Do not delay seeking medical advice based on the information contained in this podcast. If you have questions regarding your health or feel you may have a medical condition then promptly seek the opinion of a trained healthcare professional.

1 hr 1 min

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