ausEE Inc Virtual Show 2021: Healthcare use, burden of disease and satisfaction with care in paediatric EoE – Nicole Hannan

Do you ever wonder what experiences other families who are living with EoE have when navigating their way through the healthcare system in Australia? How much is EoE impacting the lives of children with EoE and their parents/carers? This session is presenting the findings of a survey completed by 181 parents and carers of children with EoE in Australia.  This study provides the first known research into complementary medicine use, treatment burden, and impact on health-related quality of life for children with EoE and their carers in Australia.

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Nicole Hannan

Nicole Hannan is a Naturopath (MMedRes, BSc, BHSc), and a PhD candidate and research assistant at the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine, Southern Cross University. Her special interest in the area of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders began in 2010 when her daughter was diagnosed with eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE). Nicole has numerous EoE related publications and presentations and is passionate about educating practitioners and patients in the practical clinical management of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders. Her Master of Medical Research thesis was titled "Carer experiences and perspectives on healthcare utilisation, complementary medicine use, and treatment burden for paediatric eosinophilic oesophagitis in Australia"

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