Eczma Care
University of Nottingham
  
CloserLook

Publications

Interested in discovering more about the work we're doing? 
 

During the Eczema Care Online (ECO) project we're making sure we share information about the methods we're using as well as any results. This page brings together our research papers, which are free to access. We've also created additional content to accompany some papers, this includes plain english summaries and blog posts, the links for these can be found below. 

Publications from the ECO programme grants

 


Supporting families managing childhood eczema: developing and optimising eczema care online using qualitative research
Sivyer K, Teasdale E, Greenwell K, Steele M, Ghio D, Ridd MJ, Roberts A, Chalmers JR, Lawton S, Langan SM, Cowdell F, Le Roux E, Wilczynska S, Williams HC, Thomas KS, Yardley L, Santer M, Muller I. Br J Gen Pract. 2022 Feb 10:BJGP.2021.0503. doi: 10.3399/BJGP.2021.0503. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35577586

Read the paperPlain English Summary

 

Eczema Care Online: development and qualitative optimisation of an online behavioural intervention to support self-management in young people with eczema
Greenwell K, Ghio D, Sivyer K, Steele M, Teasdale E, Ridd MJ, Roberts A, Chalmers JR, Lawton S, Langan S, Cowdell F, Le Roux E, Wilczynska S, Jones H, Whittaker E, Williams HC, Thomas KS, Yardley L, Santer M, Muller I. BMJ Open. 2022 Apr 20;12(4):e056867. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056867.

Read the paperPlain English Summary

 

Strategies for using topical corticosteroids in children and adults with eczema     
Lax SJ, Harvey J, Axon E, Howells L, Santer M, Ridd MJ, Lawton S, Langan S, Roberts A, Ahmed A, Muller I, Ming LC, Panda S, Chernyshov P, Carter B, Williams HC, Thomas KS, Chalmers JR.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2022 Mar 11;3(3):CD013356. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013356.pub2.

Read the paper

Visual Summary

Plain English Summary

 

tcsgraphic

Safety of topical corticosteroids in atopic eczema: an umbrella review Axon E, Chalmers JR, Santer M, Ridd MJ, Lawton S, Langan SM, Grindlay DJ, Muller I, Roberts A, Ahmed A, Williams HC. BMJ open. 2021

Read the paperVisual Summary

 

covid

How has the COVID‐19 pandemic affected eczema self‐management and help seeking? A qualitative interview study with young people and parents/carers of children with eczema. Steele M, Howells L, Santer M, Sivyer K, Lawton S, Roberts A, Teasdale E, Muller I, Greenwell K.Skin Health and Disease. 2021 

Read the paper Plain English summary
 

ParentChild
Children’s Views and Experiences of Treatment Adherence and Parent/Child Co-Management in Eczema: A Qualitative Study. Teasdale E, Sivyer K, Muller I, Ghio D, Roberts A,  Lawton S, Santer M. Children (Basel) 2021.

Read the paperPlain English summary
 

TakingCharge
Taking charge of eczema self-management: a qualitative interview study with young people with eczema. Greenwell K, Ghio D, Muller I, Roberts A, McNiven A, Lawton S, Santer M. Taking charge of eczema self-management: a qualitative interview study with young people with eczema. BMJ Open 2021

Read the paper What are young people’s experiences of managing eczema? (Blog post)
 

WS1

Psychosocial needs of adolescents and young adults with eczema: A secondary analysis of qualitative data to inform a behaviour change intervention. Ghio D, Greenwell K, Muller I, Roberts A, McNiven A, Santer M.Ghio D, Greenwell K, Muller I, Roberts A, McNiven A, Santer M. British Journal of Health Psychology. 2020

Read the paper Exploring beyond the skin (Blog post)
 

qualityresearch

Combining qualitative research with PPI: reflections on using the person-based approach for developing behavioural interventions. Muller I, Santer M, Morrison L, Morton K, Roberts A, Rice C, Williams M, Yardley L.
Research Involvement and Engagement. 2019

Read the paperPlain English summary
 

managingeczema

Views and experiences of managing eczema: systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative studies. Teasdale E, Muller I, Sivyer K, Ghio D, Greenwell K, Wilczynska S, Roberts A, Ridd MJ, Francis N, Yardley L, Thomas KS, Santer M. Br J Dermatol. 2020

Read the paperNIHR signal – blog outlining the importance of this work
 

adapttoeczema

“It's like the bad guy in a movie who just doesn't die”: A qualitative exploration of young people's adaptation to eczema and implications for self‐care. Ghio D, Muller I, Greenwell K, Roberts A, McNiven A, Langan SM, Santer M. Br J Dermatol. 2019

Read the paperPlain Language Summary
 

 Ecologo

Supporting self-care for eczema: protocol for two randomised controlled trials of ECO (Eczema Care Online) interventions for young people and parents/carers Muller I, Stuart B, Sach T, Hooper J, Wilczynska S, Steele M, Greenwell K, Sivyer K, Yardley L, Williams HC, Chalmers JR, Leighton P, Howells LM, Ridd MJ, Lawton S, Griffiths G, Nuttall J, Langan SM, Roberts A, Ahmed A, Kirk H, Becque T, Little P, Thomas KS, Santer M. BMJ Open 2021 

Read the paper
 

What's new in atopic eczema? An analysis of systematic reviews published in 2018  (Clin Exp Dermatol.)

What's new in atopic eczema? An analysis of systematic reviews published in 2017  (Clin Exp Dermatol.)

What's new in atopic eczema? An analysis of systematic reviews published in 2016  (Clin Exp Dermatol.) 

Publications that have informed the development of the ECO programme grant


Nankervis H, Thomas KS, Delamere FM, Barbarot S, Rogers NK, Williams HC (2016).
Scoping systematic review of treatments for eczema

Programme Grants for Applied Research Volume: 4, Issue:7

Yardley, L, Morrison, L , Bradbury , K and Muller, I (2015).
The person-based approach to intervention development: application to digital health-related behaviour change interventions.
Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17, (1), e30.

Santer, M., Muller, I., Yardley, L., Burgess, H., Selinger, H., Stuart, B. L., & Little, P. (2014).
Supporting Self-Care for Families of Children With Eczema With a Web-Based Intervention Plus Health Care Professional Support: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.
Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16(3), e70.

Santer, M., Burgess, H., Yardley, L., Ersser, S., Lewis-Jones, S., Muller, I., Hugh, C., Little, P. (2013)
Managing childhood eczema: qualitative study exploring carers’ experiences of barriers and facilitators to treatment adherence.
Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69, (11), 2493-2501.

Santer, M., Burgess, H., Yardley, L., Ersser, S., Lewis-Jones, S., Muller, I., Hugh, C., Little, P. (2012).
Experiences of carers managing childhood eczema and their views on its treatment: qualitative study.
British Journal of General Practice, 62 (597), 261-267. 

 

Eczema Care Online

Email: eco@soton.ac.uk



This website presents independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research Programme Grants for Applied Research Programme (project number RP-PG-0216-20007). The views and opinions expressed on this webpage are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the NIHR, the National Health Service or the Department of Health & Social Care.