Complementary and alternative medicine for psoriasis: a qualitative review of the clinical trial literature.

@article{Smith2009ComplementaryAA,
  title={Complementary and alternative medicine for psoriasis: a qualitative review of the clinical trial literature.},
  author={Nana Smith and Alex Weymann and Francisco A Tausk and Joel M. Gelfand},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={841-56}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with psoriasis often inquire about complementary and alternative medicine in an effort to do everything possible to control the disease. OBJECTIVE We sought to review the clinical trial literature regarding complementary and alternative medicine for the treatment of psoriasis. METHODS We conducted qualitative systematic review of randomized, clinical trials. RESULTS Although many randomized controlled trials were found, both the results and the quality of the studies… CONTINUE READING