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Background: Currently, there is no existing information regarding prescribing practices for the management of childhood atopic dermatitis among pediatricians in Thailand.
Objective: In order to learn about basic knowledge, natural history, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and prevention for childhood atopic dermatitis in Thailand
Methods: 900 self-administered questionnaires were randomly mailed to pediatricians throughout Thailand, asking about their preferences in the management of childhood atopic dermatitis. One hundred and eighty-five of these 900 questionnaires were returned (a response rate of 20.6%)
Time Perspective: Prospective
Childhood Atopic Dermatitis
Facility: Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:54-0400
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