Epidemiology

Reference IDBibliographic informationReason for rejecting study
155Authors: Anderson HR;Pottier AC;Strachan DP;. Title: Asthma from birth to age 23: incidence and relation to prior and concurrent atopic disease. Journal Name: Thorax. Year: 1992 JulData about eczema combined with hay fever
156Authors: Austin JB;Kaur B;Anderson HR;Burr M;Harkins LS;Strachan DP;Warner JO;. Title: Hay fever, eczema, and wheeze: a nationwide UK study (ISAAC, international study of asthma and allergies in childhood). Journal Name: Archives of Disease in Childhood. Year: 1999 SepChildren were aged 12–14 years - outside the scope of the guideline.
157Authors: Cantani A;Micera M;. Title: Epidemiology of atopy in 220 children. Diagnostic reliability of skin prick tests and total and specific IgE levels. Journal Name: Minerva Pediatrica. Year: 138Children had asthma and allergic rhinitis as well as atopic eczema
158Authors: Child FJ;Fuller LC;Higgins EM;du Vivier AW;. Title: A study of the spectrum of skin disease occurring in a black population in south-east London. Journal Name: British Journal of Dermatology. Year: 1999 SepNo demographic data for the 187 black children included in the study. The study only tells us the proportion of cases diagnosed as atopic eczema within the cohort.
159Authors: Cudowska B;Kaczmarski M;. Title: Atopy patch test in the diagnosis of food allergy in children with atopic eczema dermatitis syndrome. Journal Name: Roczniki Akademii Medycznej W Bialymstoku. Year: 2005Not relevant to epidemiology (Triggering factor?)
160Authors: Dunwell P;Rose A;. Title: Study of the skin disease spectrum occurring in an Afro-Caribbean population. Journal Name: International Journal of Dermatology. Year: 2003Study not only in children - unknown mean age
161Authors: Fergusson DM;Horwood LJ;Shannon FT;. Title: Early solid feeding and recurrent childhood eczema: a 10-year longitudinal study. Journal Name: Pediatrics. Year: 1990 OctStudy not relevant to the guideline question on epidemiology.
162Authors: George AO;. Title: Atopic dermatitis in Nigeria. Journal Name: International Journal of Dermatology. Year: 1989 MayChildren and Adults
163Authors: Haileamlak A, Lewis SA, Britton J, Venn AJ, Woldermariam D, Hubbard R, Williams HC. Title: Validation of the International study of asthma and allergies in children (ISAAC) and U.K. criteria for atopic eczema in Ethiopian children. Journal Name: Br J Dermatol. Year: 2005Not relevant to the guideline question on epidemiology.
164Authors: Halken S;. Title: Prevention of allergic disease in childhood: Clinical and epidemiological aspects of primary and secondary allergy prevention. Journal Name: Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Supplement. Year: 2004Not relevant to epidemiology question.
165Authors: Harris JM;Cullinan P;Williams HC;Mills P;Moffat S;White C;Newman Taylor AJ;. Title: Environmental associations with eczema in early life. Journal Name: British Journal of Dermatology. Year: 2001 AprA more recent publication of this study is included (Harris 2007.165)
166Authors: Janumpally SR;Feldman SR;Gupta AK;Fleischer AB;. Title: In the United States, blacks and Asian/Pacific Islanders are more likely than whites to seek medical care for atopic dermatitis. Journal Name: Archives of Dermatology. Year: 2002 MayNot relevant to the guideline question on epidemiology.
167Authors: Meglio P;Arabito E;Plantamura M;Businco L;. Title: Prevalence of latex allergy and evaluation of some risk factors in a population of atopic children. Journal Name: Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology. Year: 2002Not relevant to epidemiology (Triggering factor?)
168Authors: Millikan LE;. Title: Atopic dermatitis. Clinical spectrum and approach to treatment. Journal Name: Postgraduate Medicine. Year: 1984 JulNarrative review - background information.
169Authors: Nanda A;Al-Hasawi F;Alsaleh QA;. Title: A prospective survey of pediatric dermatology clinic patients in Kuwait: an analysis of 10,000 cases. Journal Name: Pediatric Dermatology. Year: 1999 JanStudy reports the proportion of atopic eczema among children with dermatological conditions - study only conducted in Kuwait, therefore not believed to give useful information regarding epidemiology.
170Authors: Novembre E;Cianferoni A;Lombardi E;Bernardini R;Pucci N;Vierucci A;. Title: Natural history of ‘intrinsic’ atopic dermatitis. Journal Name: Allergy. Year: 2001 MayUK data available therefore this Italian study excluded.
171Authors: Poysa L;Korppi M;Pietikainen M;Remes K;Juntunen-Backman K;. Title: Asthma, allergic rhinitis and atopic eczema in Finnish children and adolescents. Journal Name: Allergy. Year: 1991 AprChildren and adolescents of unknown age, in Finland. We have UK data for these aspects of epidemiology.
172Authors: Remes ST;Korppi M;Kajosaari M;Koivikko A;Soininen L;Pekkanen J;. Title: Prevalence of allergic rhinitis and atopic dermatitis among children in four regions of Finland. Journal Name: Allergy. Year: 1998 JulChildren aged 13–14
173Authors: Rennick GJ;Moore E;Orchard DC;. Title: Skin prick testing to food allergens in breast-fed young infants with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis. Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Dermatology. Year: 2006 FebNot relevant to epidemiology (Triggering factor?)
174Authors: Rottem M;Darawsha J;Zarfin J;. Title: Atopic dermatits in infants and children in Israel: clinical presentation, allergies and outcome. Journal Name: Israel Medical Association Journal. Year: 2004 AprWe have UK data for this aspect of epidemiology therefore this study in Israel is excluded.
175Authors: Rudzeviciene O;Narkeviciute I;Eidukevicius R;. Title: Lactose malabsorption in young Lithuanian children with atopic dermatitis. Journal Name: Acta Paediatrica. Year: 2004 AprNot relevant to epidemiology.
176Authors: Shibeshi D;. Title: Pattern of skin disease at the Ethio-Swedish pediatric hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Journal Name: Pediatric Dermatology. Year: 2000 SepWe have UK data for epidemiology aspects included in this paper.
177Authors: Tamsmark TH;Koch A;Melbye M;Molbak K;. Title: Incidence and predictors of atopic dermatitis in an open birth cohort in Sisimiut, Greenland. Journal Name: Acta Paediatrica. Year: 2001 SepWe have UK data for epidemiology aspects included in this paper.
178Authors: Tariq SM;Matthews SM;Hakim EA;Arshad SH;. Title: Egg allergy in infancy predicts respiratory allergic disease by 4 years of age. Journal Name: Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. Year: 2000 AugThis study considers the relationship between egg allergy and atopic disease, predominantly respiratory disease. Although is mentioned that a history of infantile atopic eczema ‘had an independent association’ with respiratory allergic symptoms, no data were presented.
179Authors: van Asperen PP;Kemp AS;Mellis CM;. Title: A prospective study of the clinical manifestations of atopic disease in infancy. Journal Name: Acta Paediatrica Scandinavica. Year: 1984 JanSelect group of children with a family history of atopy
180Authors: Voor T;Julge K;Bottcher MF;Jenmalm MC;Duchen K;Bjorksten B;. Title: Atopic sensitization and atopic dermatitis in Estonian and Swedish infants. Journal Name: Clinical and Experimental Allergy. Year: 2005 FebWe have UK data for epidemiology aspects included in this paper.
181Authors: Wahn U;Bauer C;. Title: Baseline epidemiological data from ETAC. Journal Name: Allergologie. Year: 1998Not relevant to the guideline question on epidemiology.
182Authors: Wenk C;Itin PH;. Title: Epidemiology of pediatric dermatology and allergology in the region of Aargau, Switzerland. Journal Name: Pediatric Dermatology. Year: 2003 NovStudy reports the proportion of atopic eczema among children with dermatological conditions - study only conducted in Switzerland, therefore not believed to give useful information regarding epidemiology.
183Authors: Williams HC;. Title: Epidemiology of atopic dermatitis. Journal Name:. Year: 2005Review; no description of study design, more detail in authors other publications.184;185
186Authors: Yates VM;Kerr RE;MacKie RM;. Title: Early diagnosis of infantile seborrhoeic dermatitis and atopic dermatitis--clinical features. Journal Name: British Journal of Dermatology. Year: 1983 JunNo data relevant to the epidemiology question.

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Cover of Atopic Eczema in Children
Atopic Eczema in Children: Management of Atopic Eczema in Children from Birth up to the Age of 12 Years.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 57.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2007 Dec.
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