Effectiveness of climatotherapy at the Dead Sea for psoriasis vulgaris: A community‐oriented study introducing the ‘Beer Sheva Psoriasis Severity Score’

@article{Cohen2005EffectivenessOC,
  title={Effectiveness of climatotherapy at the Dead Sea for psoriasis vulgaris: A community‐oriented study introducing the ‘Beer Sheva Psoriasis Severity Score’},
  author={Arnon D. Cohen and Dina Van-Dijk and Lechaim Naggan and Daniel A. Vardy},
  journal={Journal of Dermatological Treatment},
  year={2005},
  volume={16},
  pages={308 - 313}
}
Background: Climatotherapy at the Dead Sea (CDS) is a therapeutic modality for moderate to severe psoriasis vulgaris. Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of CDS in patients with psoriasis, using the PASI score and a novel simplified tool for the assessment of psoriasis – the Beer Sheva Psoriasis Severity Score (BPSS). Methods: A total of 70 patients with psoriasis vulgaris were treated by CDS. In all patients, the severity of psoriasis was assessed before and after CDS using PASI score and… Expand
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