Silk garments plus standard care compared with standard care for treating eczema in children: A randomised, controlled, observer-blind, pragmatic trial (CLOTHES Trial)
OPEN PLoS medicine | 12 Apr 2017
KS Thomas, LE Bradshaw, TH Sach, JM Batchelor, S Lawton, EF Harrison, RH Haines, A Ahmed, HC Williams, T Dean, NP Burrows, I Pollock, J Llewellyn, C Crang, JD Grundy, J Guiness, A Gribbin, EJ Mitchell, F Cowdell, SJ Brown and AA Montgomery
The role of clothing in the management of eczema (also called atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema) is poorly understood. This trial evaluated the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of silk garments (in addition to standard care) for the management of eczema in children with moderate to severe disease.
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