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HTA - 11/65/01

Randomised controlled trial of silk therapeutic clothing for the long-term management of eczema in children (CLOTHES Trial: CLOTHing for the relief of Eczema Symptoms)

Project title: Randomised controlled trial of silk therapeutic clothing for the long-term management of eczema in children (CLOTHES Trial: CLOTHing for the relief of Eczema Symptoms)

Call to action: 11/65 Silk therapeutic clothing for childhood eczema

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Kim ThomasORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7785-7465

Lead Author: Professor Kim Thomas

Contractor: The University of Nottingham

Cost: £988,141.00

Co-investigators: Dr Fiona Cowdell, Dr Ian Pollock, Dr Jonathan Batchelor, Dr Justin Fenty, Dr Nigel Burrows, Dr Tessa Clarke, Mrs Amina Ahmed, Professor Hywel Williams, Professor Taraneh Dean, Professor Tracey Sach.

Started: June 2013 | Status: Published April 2017

ISRCTN: 77261365

In children with moderate to severe atopic eczema, there was no evidence that silk garments improved eczema severity when used in addition to standard care.

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