Development and validation of nail psoriasis quality of life scale (NPQ10).

@article{Ortonne2010DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of nail psoriasis quality of life scale (NPQ10).},
  author={Jean-paul Ortonne and Robert Baran and M Corvest and Claude J. Schmitt and J J Voisard and Charles Taieb},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={22-7}
}
BACKGROUND The chronic and treatment-resistant nature of nail psoriasis affects patients' lives not only physically but also psychologically. Although there are scoring systems available for disease severity, there is as yet no scale to evaluate the impact of this condition upon the patients' quality of life. OBJECTIVES This study aims to develop and validate a quality of life scale specifically for nail psoriasis. METHODS A questionnaire was developed during a study conducted in France… CONTINUE READING