Childhood Eczema - Paul Jarrett

Date Published: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Dr Paul Jarrett talks about managing childhood eczema. Paul is a consultant dermatologist at counties Manukau DHB and an honorary senior lecturer at The University of Auckland.



  • General statistics about childhood eczema in New Zealand
  • Key management principles
  • When to refer onto secondary care
  • Differentiating mild, moderate and severe
  • Advice for parents
  • Tips for emollient usage
  • Topical steroid tips
  • Should we use aural steroids?
  • Second line treatments
  • Wet wraps?
  • Antihistamines?
  • Infected eczema
  • Take home messages


Dr Paul Jarrett

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