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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 Thomas
Lead Author: Professor Kim Thomas
Contractor: The University of Nottingham
Co-investigators: Dr Ian Pollock, Dr Jonathan Batchelor, Dr Justin Fenty, Dr Nigel Burrows, Dr Tessa Clarke, Mrs Amina Ahmed, Professor Fiona Cowdell, Professor Hywel Williams, Professor Taraneh Dean, Professor Tracey Sach.
Started: June 2013 | Status: Published April 2017
In children with moderate to severe atopic eczema, there was no evidence that using silk garments in addition to standard care improved eczema severity.
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