Guidelines for the management of contact dermatitis: an update

Br J Dermatol. 2009 May;160(5):946-54. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2009.09106.x. Epub 2009 Mar 19.


These guidelines for management of contact dermatitis have been prepared for dermatologists on behalf of the British Association of Dermatologists. They present evidence-based guidance for investigation and treatment, with identification of the strength of evidence available at the time of preparation of the guidelines, including details of relevant epidemiological aspects, diagnosis and investigation.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Dermatitis, Contact / diagnosis*
  • Dermatitis, Contact / epidemiology
  • Dermatitis, Contact / therapy
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Humans
  • Patch Tests / methods
  • Prognosis
  • Societies, Medical
  • United Kingdom