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Quality of life evaluation in wounds: validation of the Freiburg Life Quality Assessment‐wound module, a disease‐specific instrument *
Many patients with chronic wounds suffer not only directly from their wounds but also from high financial, social and psychological impairments, significantly reducing their quality of life. In orderExpand
An intensified dosing schedule of subcutaneous methotrexate in patients with moderate to severe plaque-type psoriasis (METOP): a 52 week, multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled,
BACKGROUND Methotrexate is one of the most commonly used systemic drugs for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis; however, high-quality evidence for its use is sparse and limited to use ofExpand
A Topical Treatment Optimization Programme (TTOP) improves clinical outcome for calcipotriol/betamethasone gel in psoriasis: results of a 64‐week multinational randomized phase IV study in 1790
Around two‐thirds of patients with psoriasis do not adhere to topical treatment. The Topical Treatment Optimization Programme (TTOP), a five‐element tool, includes guidance for the conversationExpand
A Prospective, Split‐Face, Randomized, Comparative Study of Safety and 12‐Month Longevity of Three Formulations of Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Filler for Treatment of Nasolabial Folds
BACKGROUND Data regarding several hyaluronic acids (HAs) used identically for facial tissue augmentation have heretofore been unavailable. OBJECTIVES This prospective, split‐face, randomized,Expand
Interactive patterns of social support and individual coping strategies in melanoma patients and their correlations with adjustment to illness.
Combined patterns of social support and coping style and correlations with adjustment to cancer were investigated in early-stage melanoma patients. The authors studied 358 consecutive patientsExpand
Development and validation of a disease-specific questionnaire on the quality of life of patients with chronic venous insufficiency.
BACKGROUND Recording of Quality of Life (QoL) is taking on increasing importance in medicine. Although QoL cannot be measured directly, numerous methods studies have demonstrated that important areasExpand
Efficacy of a fixed combination of calcipotriol/betamethasone dipropionate topical gel in adult patients with mild to moderate psoriasis: blinded interim analysis of a phase IV, multicenter,
Psoriasis is a common, chronic, inflammatory skin disease with the majority of individuals having limited disease, treated with topical medication. However, special attributes of topical treatmentsExpand
Satisfaction of Patients After Treatment With Botulinum Toxin for Dynamic Facial Lines
OBJECTIVE To gain first evidence on the patient satisfaction after treatment with botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) and to check for differences in satisfaction with respect to clinical, psychologic,Expand
Non‐adherence and measures to improve adherence in the topical treatment of psoriasis
Psoriasis is a chronic, recurrent immune‐mediated skin disease with a 2–3% prevalence in the Western population, which severely affects patients’ quality of life and poses a considerableExpand
[The validity of the Hornheide questionnaire for psychosocial support in skin tumor patients: a survey in an Austrian and German outpatient population with melanoma].
Tumour patients are subject to different degrees of psychosocial distress depending on the course of disease, personality variables and amount of social support available. Often patients do notExpand