Development and initial testing of a new instrument to measure the experience of eczema control in adults and children: Recap of atopic eczema (RECAP).

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Summary of "Development and initial testing of a new instrument to measure the experience of eczema control in adults and children: Recap of atopic eczema (RECAP)."

Eczema control has been identified as an important outcome by key stakeholders in eczema research (including patients, carers, healthcare professionals, and researchers) but no validated instruments for the domain have been identified.


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Name: The British journal of dermatology
ISSN: 1365-2133


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