Complementary medicine and psoriasis: linking the patient's outlook with evidence-based medicine.

@article{BenArye2003ComplementaryMA,
  title={Complementary medicine and psoriasis: linking the patient's outlook with evidence-based medicine.},
  author={Eran Ben-Arye and Miri Ziv and Moshe A Frenkel and Idit Lavi and Deganit Rosenman},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={207 3},
  pages={302-7}
}
BACKGROUND There is increasing evidence for the extensive use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by patients with psoriasis. Clinical research in the arena of CAM and psoriasis treatment is evolving and includes some randomized controlled trials. OBJECTIVE To study CAM use among patients with psoriasis attending a dermatology clinic in a major university hospital in northern Israel. Prevalence, reasons for CAM use and its relevance to doctor-patient communication were emphasized… CONTINUE READING