Optimizing Psoriasis Management: Practical Strategies for Dermatologists

Optimizing Psoriasis Management: Practical Strategies for Dermatologists

Optimal management of psoriasis symptoms falls short for about three in 10 patients with moderate plaque psoriasis and one in five with severe psoriasis. Solutions to close those gaps include better drug selection. But a big part has to do with addressing patient adherence issues, which can be accomplished when dermatologists develop strong therapeutic alliances with patients, according to an article in the March supplement of Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. Practical strategies can help dermatologists and other providers develop the alliances, optimizing psoriasis management, they write. Study author April W. Armstrong, M.D., M.P.H., tells Dermatology Times that one...

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