June 2016. Volume 12. Number 2

¿Mejora la melatonina la dermatitis y los trastornos del sueño en los niños atópicos?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Chang YS, Lin MH, Lee JH, Lee PL, Dai YS, Chu KH, et al. Melatonin supplementation for children with atopic dermatitis and sleep disturbance. A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2016;170:35-42.
Reviewers: Juanes de Toledo B1, Cuestas Montañés E2.
1EAP Collado Villalba. Collado Villalba. Madrid. España.
2Servicio de Pediatría y Neonatología. Hospital Privado. Centro Formador. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Córdoba. Argentina.
Correspondence: Blanca Juanes de Toledo. Email: blanca.juanesdetoledo@gmail.com
Reception date: 05/04/2016
Acceptance date: 08/04/2016
Publication date: 13/04/2016

Abstract

Authors’ conclusions: melatonin supplementation is a safe and effective way to improve the sleep-onset latency and disease severity in children with atopic dermatitis.

Reviewers’ commentary: melatonin supplementation could be a promising alternative to relieve sleep problems associated with atopic dermatitis in children.

How to cite this article

Juanes de Toledo B, Cuestas Montañés E. ¿Mejora la melatonina la dermatitis y los trastornos del sueño en los niños atópicos? Evid Pediatr. 2016;12:26.

AVC | Critically appraised articles

Chang YS, Lin MH, Lee JH, Lee PL, Dai YS, Chu KH, et al. Melatonin supplementation for children with atopic dermatitis and sleep disturbance. A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2016;170:35-42.
Reviewers: Juanes de Toledo B1, Cuestas Montañés E2.
1EAP Collado Villalba. Collado Villalba. Madrid. España.
2Servicio de Pediatría y Neonatología. Hospital Privado. Centro Formador. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Córdoba. Argentina.
Correspondence: Blanca Juanes de Toledo. Email: blanca.juanesdetoledo@gmail.com
Reception date: 05/04/2016
Acceptance date: 08/04/2016
Publication date: 13/04/2016

How to cite this article

Juanes de Toledo B, Cuestas Montañés E. ¿Mejora la melatonina la dermatitis y los trastornos del sueño en los niños atópicos? Evid Pediatr. 2016;12:26.

References

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