A long-term follow-up study of the Hand Eczema Trial (HET): a randomized clinical trial of a secondary preventive programme introduced to Danish healthcare workers

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A long-term follow-up study of the Hand Eczema Trial (HET) : a randomized clinical trial of a secondary preventive programme introduced to Danish healthcare workers. / Graversgaard, Christine; Agner, Tove; Jemec, Gregor B. E.; Thomsen, Simon F.; Ibler, Kristina.

I: Contact Dermatitis, Bind 78, Nr. 5, 05.2018, s. 329-334.

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Graversgaard, C, Agner, T, Jemec, GBE, Thomsen, SF & Ibler, K 2018, 'A long-term follow-up study of the Hand Eczema Trial (HET): a randomized clinical trial of a secondary preventive programme introduced to Danish healthcare workers', Contact Dermatitis, bind 78, nr. 5, s. 329-334. https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.12964

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Graversgaard, C., Agner, T., Jemec, G. B. E., Thomsen, S. F., & Ibler, K. (2018). A long-term follow-up study of the Hand Eczema Trial (HET): a randomized clinical trial of a secondary preventive programme introduced to Danish healthcare workers. Contact Dermatitis, 78(5), 329-334. https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.12964

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Graversgaard C, Agner T, Jemec GBE, Thomsen SF, Ibler K. A long-term follow-up study of the Hand Eczema Trial (HET): a randomized clinical trial of a secondary preventive programme introduced to Danish healthcare workers. Contact Dermatitis. 2018 maj;78(5):329-334. https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.12964

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Graversgaard, Christine ; Agner, Tove ; Jemec, Gregor B. E. ; Thomsen, Simon F. ; Ibler, Kristina. / A long-term follow-up study of the Hand Eczema Trial (HET) : a randomized clinical trial of a secondary preventive programme introduced to Danish healthcare workers. I: Contact Dermatitis. 2018 ; Bind 78, Nr. 5. s. 329-334.

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abstract = "Background. Preventive skin care programmes have shown beneficial effects on the prevalence and severity of hand eczema, but most trials only report short-term outcomes. One such trial was the randomized Hand Eczema Trial (HET, 2009) investigating the effects of a secondary prevention programme in healthcare workers. Positive results have been reported at 5-month follow-up. Objectives. To examine the long-term (42-47 months) effects of the HET. Methods. The present study was a follow-up questionnaire study on the effect of the intervention. Outcomes were the presence and severity of hand eczema, health-related quality of life (HR-QoL), skin protective behaviour, and knowledge of skin protection. A supplementary outcome was general improvement/worsening of hand eczema. Results. Comparison of the outcomes at follow-up showed no marked differences between the two groups. General improvement was reported by 70{\%} in the intervention group and by 54{\%} in the control group (p=0.25). A small, statistically significant improvement was found regarding HR-QoL in the intervention group only (p=0.015). Conclusions. The impact of an intervention that is effective after 5 months is attenuated over time, with no long-term effect on the outcomes examined. We suggest that skin care education should be repeated at regular intervals",
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