Atopic dermatitis occurs as a result of a reaction in the skin. The reaction leads to ongoing itching, swelling and redness. Atopic dermatitis is most common in infants and it may start as early as at the age of 2 to 6 months.
In this webinar, Dr. Emma King from the Royal Children’s Hospital in Australia provides a review and meta-analysis on ‘Probiotic supplementation for the prevention of atopic dermatitis in children’, tackling the use of probiotics in pregnancy, breastfeeding mothers and infancy and their role in the prevention of this health issue.
Dr. Emma King is acknowledged for her experience and expertise in paediatric eczema and dermatology, and particularly in the management of children’s eczema.
Dr. Emma King’s achievements and leadership in the area of nurse-led paediatric dermatology care are widely recognised. She has received the Royal Children’s Hospital Mary Patten Award, a Victorian Public Health Care award for workforce design and a Deakin University National Nursing Leadership Award. Emma has developed numerous educational tools for children with eczema and provides regular education to healthcare professionals.