Information on how much emollient to apply

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by admin on Wed Jun 04, 2014 6:15 pm

Information on how much emollient to apply

Did you know that emollients should be applied at least twice a day. The minimum weekly requirement for covering the whole body is:

500g - 800g for adults and children over ten, and
250g - 500g for children under ten.(2)

The guidelines are from Molnlycke Health Care. For decades Molnlycke's Epaderm range has been easing eczema and dry skin problems and is recommended by health care professionals. Available as an ointment or a cream, Epaderm is suitable for use by people of all ages, including babies.

More information about Epaderm -

(2) McHenry PM, Williams HC, Bingham EA. Management of atopic eczema. BMJ 1995
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