Quality of medical care of patients with acne vulgaris in Germany--nationwide survey of pharmacy clients.

@article{Franzke2009QualityOM,
  title={Quality of medical care of patients with acne vulgaris in Germany--nationwide survey of pharmacy clients.},
  author={Nadine Franzke and Lisa Zimmer and Ines Schaefer and Christian Radermacher and Joachim Kresken and Matthias Augustin},
  journal={Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft = Journal of the German Society of Dermatology : JDDG},
  year={2009},
  volume={7 12},
  pages={1060-3}
}
BACKGROUND No empirical "real world" data on the health care of patients with acne vulgaris in Germany currently exist. The objective of this study was to get an informative basis of health care of patients with acne vulgaris in Germany, taking into account both doctor-prescribed medication and self-medication. PATIENTS AND METHODS Surveying both medically and self-treated patients, n = 504 patients with acne vulgaris were interviewed in 48 pharmacies nationwide. In addition to socio… CONTINUE READING