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Recommendation ID: CG57/1
Question: Infant feeding:- What is the optimal feeding regimen in the first year of life for children with established atopic eczema?
Page: 32
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notes (if applicable):
Why this is important:- Dietary manipulation has the potential to decrease disease severity in children with proven food allergy. A study is needed to explore the potential benefits and harms of delaying the introduction of allergenic foods such as milk, egg and peanuts in infants with early signs of atopic eczema to assess the potential impact on atopic eczema severity and the subsequent development of food allergy, asthma and allergic rhinitis.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance: Atopic eczema in children
Number: CG57
Date issued: Dec 2007

Research needed into:

Effectiveness of treatment: Yes
Cost of treatment: No
Implementation of treatment: No
Quality of life: No
Methods of research: No

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?: No
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?: No
Recommendation priority: Unrated
Recommendation status: Research Pending
Notes: Headings integrated
Date this record updated: 11-03-2008

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