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A multidisciplinary approach in psoriatic disease: the different models of dermatology-rheumatology collaborations in Portugal.

Jan 03, 2022

Psoriatic disease (Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis, PsD) is a condition that affects the skin, the musculoskeletal system, and beyond, impairing patients' quality of life. A multidisciplinary approa...

Inpatient care for skin diseases in Germany: multi-source analysis on the current and future health care needs.

Nov 15, 2021

In Germany, skin diseases are mainly treated in the 115 dermatological hospitals.Health care and health economic analysis of dermatological inpatient care and prediction of future care needs based on ...

Alcohol Misuse Linked to Poorer Treatment Response in Psoriasis

Oct 26, 2021

“Treatment effectiveness of conventional oral therapies, and of the newer biologic treatments, for moderate-to-severe psoriasis is much lower in real-world clinical practice than in clinical trials,...

Smartphone App for Patients With Psoriasis Proves Beneficial

Sep 24, 2021

“eHealth devices are becoming increasingly popular among dermatologists and their patients,” according to Astrid Schmieder, MD, PhD. “There are many smartphone applications available for managin...

Psoriasis Biomarkers as Predictors of UVB Phototherapy Effectiveness

Sep 23, 2021

Narrowband ultraviolet (NbUVB) phototherapy treatment is often used in psoriasis as a second-line treatment if the response to topical treatments has been insufficient, prior to the use of systemic th...

Counseling for Risk Factors for Patients With Psoriasis/PsA Uncommon

Sep 15, 2021

“Patients with psoriasis are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease and die several years younger than patients without psoriasis, even after controlling for other traditional risk factors ...

A Comparison of Diagnosed Skin Diseases between the Years with and without COVID-19 Pandemic.

Sep 06, 2021

: The COVID-19 pandemic has a considerable influence on public health, either directly or indirectly. We investigated outpatient skin disease diagnoses at the dermatology clinic to determine the effec...

Milk Proteins-Their Biological Activities and Use in Cosmetics and Dermatology.

Jul 26, 2021

Milk and colostrum have high biological potential, and due to their natural origin and non-toxicity, they have many uses in cosmetics and dermatology. Research is ongoing on their potential applicatio...

The Impact of Nail Psoriasis in Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis

Jul 15, 2021

Nail psoriasis is considered one of the six disease domains of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and may precede the disease by many years. The prevalence of nail disease in patients with PsA ranges from 41% ...

Out-of-pocket costs for patients with psoriasis in an outpatient dermatology referral service.

Jun 07, 2021

Psoriasis is a chronic disease that derives great costs to the health care system. In Colombia, due to deficiencies in this system, patients are more likely to incur in out-of-pocket expenses; money t...

The Impact of Enthesitis by Body Site in Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis

May 28, 2021

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an inflammatory rheumatic disease with diverse manifestations, including axial skeleton disorders, nail and skin changes, peripheral joint inflammation, enthesitis, and/or...

Cost-of-illness of atopic dermatitis in Germany: data from dermatology routine care.

May 24, 2021

Progress in the management of atopic dermatitis (AD) and the recent introduction of the first biologic have raised interest in the costs of treating AD.Since there is a lack of recent data, the object...

Effectiveness of interdisciplinary combined dermatology-gastroenterology-rheumatology clinical care compared to usual care in patients with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases: a parallel group, non-blinded, pragmatic randomised trial.

May 24, 2021

Immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs) are associated with reduced health-related quality of life (HRQol), increased risk of somatic and psychiatric comorbidities and reduced socioeconomic stat...

Use of calcium channel blockers in dermatology: a narrative review.

May 17, 2021

: Calcium channel blockers (CCB) are commonly used for cardiovascular diseases. The evidence supporting the use of CCB in dermatology is mostly anecdotal and limited to case reports or small case seri...

What Factors Influence on Dermatology-Related Life Quality of Psoriasis Patients in South Korea?

Apr 29, 2021

This descriptive study aimed to identify factors that can influence the quality of life of psoriasis patients. A total of 118 psoriasis outpatients completed a questionnaire consisting of the Dermatol...

CME/CE: Exploring the Link Between Psoriasis & Colorectal Cancer

Apr 22, 2021

This course discusses an appraisal of the evidence on the relationship between psoriasis and colorectal cancer via a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies that examined this ass...

The Association Between Psoriasis & Vascular Dementia

Apr 20, 2021

“Psoriasis has been linked with a variety of systemic disorders, including cardiovascular (CV) conditions, which may predispose patients to developing dementia,” explains Megan Lam, BSc. “While ...

Assessing Modifiable Psoriatic Arthritis Risk Factors

Apr 15, 2021

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a progressive and destructive inflammatory arthritis that affects approximately one-third of patients with psoriasis following an average of 7 years of psoriasis onset. Th...

Socioeconomic impact of high-cost drugs in Brazilian dermatology. Legal and financial aspects, and impact on clinical practice.

Apr 01, 2021

The technological advancement of the pharmaceutical industry, resulting from the techniques of molecular biology and expansion of the knowledge of immunopathogenesis, has modified the therapeutic arse...

Relative changes in the pattern of diseases presenting in dermatology outpatient clinic in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jan 18, 2021

As an increasing number of COVID-19 cases, there were changes in the number of patients who attended the dermatology outpatient clinics. We aimed to investigate the change profiles of dermatologic dis...