Joint AAD-NPF Guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with topical therapy and alternative medicine modalities for psoriasis severity measures
July 29, 2020 DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.07.087
Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory, multisystem disease which affects up to 3.2% of the U.S population. This guideline addresses important clinical questions that arise in psoriasis management and care and provides recommendations based on the available evidence. The treatment of psoriasis with topical agents and with alternative medicine (AM) will be reviewed, emphasizing treatment recommendations and the role of dermatologists in monitoring and educating patients regarding benefits as well as risks that may be associated. This guideline will also address the severity assessment methods of psoriasis in adults.
Clinical guidelines for psoriasis; topical agents; severity assessment; alternative medicine (AM); dermatology guidelines; psoriasis; skin disease