Skincare interventions in infants for preventing eczema and food allergy

Maeve M. Kelleher, Suzie Cro, Victoria Cornelius, Emma Axon, Karin C. Lodrup Carlsen, Håvard Ove Skjerven, Eva Maria Rehbinder, Adrian Lowe, Eishika Dissanayake, Naoki Shimojo, Kaori Yonezawa, Yukihiro Ohya, Kiwako Yamamoto-Hanada, Kumiko Morita, Christian Surber, Michael Cork, Alison Cooke, Lien Tran, Lisa M. Askie, Lelia DuleyJoanne R. Chalmers, Hywel C. Williams, Robert J. Boyle

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This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows:. Primary objective. To assess the effects of skincare interventions, such as emollients, for prevention of eczema and food allergy in infants. Secondary objectives. To ascertain whether active skincare interventions, commenced in early infancy, influence risk of developing eczema or food allergy To identify features of the study populations such as age, hereditary risk and adherence to the interventions, which are associated with the greatest treatment benefit or harm for both eczema and food allergy.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD013534
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Feb 10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)


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