April W Armstrong

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Strategies to maximize treatment success in moderate to severe psoriasis: establishing treatment goals and tailoring of biologic therapies
    Elizabeth A Brezinski
    Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, CO USA Email
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 33:91-7. 2014
  2. ncbi Outcomes research in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis using large databases and research networks: a report from the GRAPPA 2013 Annual Meeting
    April W Armstrong
    From the Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the Department of Dermatology, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, New York, USA A W Armstrong, MD, MPH, Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Director, Dermatology Clinical Trials and Outcomes, Director, Psoriasis Care and Research, Department of Dermatology, Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine J M Gelfand, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine A Garg, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine
    J Rheumatol 41:1233-6. 2014
  3. pmc Off-label biologic regimens in psoriasis: a systematic review of efficacy and safety of dose escalation, reduction, and interrupted biologic therapy
    Elizabeth A Brezinski
    School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e33486. 2012
  4. pmc Health outcome measures in atopic dermatitis: a systematic review of trends in disease severity and quality-of-life instruments 1985-2010
    Balvinder Rehal
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17520. 2011
  5. pmc Quality of life and work productivity impairment among psoriasis patients: findings from the National Psoriasis Foundation survey data 2003-2011
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e52935. 2012
  6. pmc The association between psoriasis and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
    A W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Nutr Diabetes 2:e54. 2012
  7. ncbi Endothelial dysfunction and the effects of TNF inhibitors on the endothelium in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a systematic review
    Elizabeth A Brezinski
    University of California Davis, Department of Dermatology, 3301 C St, Suite 1400 Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Curr Pharm Des 20:513-28. 2014
  8. ncbi Effects of biologic agents and other Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs on cardiovascular outcomes in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a systematic review
    April W Armstrong
    University of California Davis, Department of Dermatology 3301 C St, Suite 1400 Sacramento, CA 95816
    Curr Pharm Des 20:500-12. 2014
  9. ncbi Cardiovascular comorbidities of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a report from the GRAPPA 2012 annual meeting
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    J Rheumatol 40:1434-7. 2013
  10. ncbi Infectious, oncologic, and autoimmune comorbidities of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a report from the GRAPPA 2012 annual meeting
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    J Rheumatol 40:1438-41. 2013

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Publications73

  1. ncbi Strategies to maximize treatment success in moderate to severe psoriasis: establishing treatment goals and tailoring of biologic therapies
    Elizabeth A Brezinski
    Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, CO USA Email
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 33:91-7. 2014
    ....
  2. ncbi Outcomes research in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis using large databases and research networks: a report from the GRAPPA 2013 Annual Meeting
    April W Armstrong
    From the Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the Department of Dermatology, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, New York, USA A W Armstrong, MD, MPH, Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Director, Dermatology Clinical Trials and Outcomes, Director, Psoriasis Care and Research, Department of Dermatology, Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine J M Gelfand, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine A Garg, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine
    J Rheumatol 41:1233-6. 2014
    ..Herein, we discuss the major data sources for clinical research in psoriasis, including electronic medical records, research networks, disease registries, and others. ..
  3. pmc Off-label biologic regimens in psoriasis: a systematic review of efficacy and safety of dose escalation, reduction, and interrupted biologic therapy
    Elizabeth A Brezinski
    School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e33486. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Health outcome measures in atopic dermatitis: a systematic review of trends in disease severity and quality-of-life instruments 1985-2010
    Balvinder Rehal
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17520. 2011
    ..A number of disease-severity and quality-of-life (QoL) instruments have emerged in atopic dermatitis (AD) in the last decade...
  5. pmc Quality of life and work productivity impairment among psoriasis patients: findings from the National Psoriasis Foundation survey data 2003-2011
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e52935. 2012
    ..To ascertain impairment in quality of life and work productivity among patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis...
  6. pmc The association between psoriasis and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
    A W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Nutr Diabetes 2:e54. 2012
    ..Conclusions:Overall, compared with the general population, psoriasis patients have higher prevalence and incidence of obesity. Patients with severe psoriasis have greater odds of obesity than those with mild psoriasis...
  7. ncbi Endothelial dysfunction and the effects of TNF inhibitors on the endothelium in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a systematic review
    Elizabeth A Brezinski
    University of California Davis, Department of Dermatology, 3301 C St, Suite 1400 Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Curr Pharm Des 20:513-28. 2014
    ..Shared pathogenesis in endothelial dysfunction may underlie psoriasis and atherosclerosis. Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors may modulate endothelial dysfunction seen in patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis...
  8. ncbi Effects of biologic agents and other Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs on cardiovascular outcomes in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a systematic review
    April W Armstrong
    University of California Davis, Department of Dermatology 3301 C St, Suite 1400 Sacramento, CA 95816
    Curr Pharm Des 20:500-12. 2014
    ..Whether systemic treatments for psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis affect cardiovascular comorbidities is a clinically significant question...
  9. ncbi Cardiovascular comorbidities of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a report from the GRAPPA 2012 annual meeting
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    J Rheumatol 40:1434-7. 2013
    ..The panelists also addressed how lessons from CV comorbidity research could be applied to other areas of comorbidity research in psoriasis and PsA and identified future research directions in this area. ..
  10. ncbi Infectious, oncologic, and autoimmune comorbidities of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a report from the GRAPPA 2012 annual meeting
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    J Rheumatol 40:1438-41. 2013
    ..Finally, GRAPPA members discussed autoimmune comorbidities associated with psoriasis and PsA; they agreed that research is nascent in this field and larger studies are necessary to determine the precise magnitude of these associations. ..
  11. ncbi Psoriasis, electrocardiographic characteristics, and incidence of atrial fibrillation
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Arch Dermatol Res 305:891-7. 2013
    ..On multivariable analysis, there remained no association between mild psoriasis (adjusted HR 1.32, 95 % CI 0.91-1.89) or moderate-to-severe psoriasis (adjusted HR 1.27, 95 % CI 0.54-3.03) and incident atrial fibrillation. ..
  12. doi Standardizing training for psoriasis measures: effectiveness of an online training video on Psoriasis Area and Severity Index assessment by physician and patient raters
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, 3301 C St, Ste 1400, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    JAMA Dermatol 149:577-82. 2013
    ....
  13. doi Exploring priority research areas in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis from dermatologists' perspective: a report from the GRAPPA 2011 annual meeting
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    J Rheumatol 39:2204-10. 2012
    ..Finally, the members supported continued efforts to explore the genetic basis of psoriasis and more studies focused on comparative effectiveness of existing treatments...
  14. doi Do TNF inhibitors reduce the risk of myocardial infarction in psoriasis patients?
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, 3301 C St, Ste 1400, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    JAMA 309:2043-4. 2013
    ..To assess whether patients with psoriasis treated with tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors have a decreased risk of myocardial infarction (MI) compared with those not treated with TNF inhibitors...
  15. doi The association between psoriasis and hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    J Hypertens 31:433-42; discussion 442-3. 2013
    ..07, 95% CI 1.41-3.04). Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are associated with greater prevalence of hypertension. Patients with severe psoriasis have greater odds of hypertension than those with mild psoriasis...
  16. doi Teledermatology operational considerations, challenges, and benefits: the referring providers' perspective
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California at Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    Telemed J E Health 18:580-4. 2012
    ....
  17. doi Psoriasis and metabolic syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
    April W Armstrong
    University of California Davis, Department of Dermatology, Sacramento, California
    J Am Acad Dermatol 68:654-62. 2013
    ..Increasing population-based studies have suggested a relationship between psoriasis and metabolic syndrome...
  18. doi Psoriasis and sexual behavior in U.S. women: an epidemiologic analysis using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    J Sex Med 10:326-32. 2013
    ..Although sexual behavior is an integral part of most adults' overall well-being, this aspect of psoriasis patients' quality of life is rarely explored...
  19. ncbi Psoriasis and the risk of diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95816, USA
    JAMA Dermatol 149:84-91. 2013
    ..To compare the prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus between patients with psoriasis and those without psoriasis...
  20. doi Epidemiology of classic and AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma in the USA: incidence, survival, and geographical distribution from 1975 to 2005
    A W Armstrong
    University of California Davis, Department of Dermatology, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 141:200-6. 2013
    ..Survival rates for patients with classic KS remained stable, ranging from 75·7% to 88·6% during the 30-year period. These results may reflect improved HIV treatment...
  21. doi Psoriasis comorbidities: results from the National Psoriasis Foundation surveys 2003 to 2011
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Dermatology 225:121-6. 2012
    ..Studies examining comorbidities among psoriasis patients with varying disease severities measured by body surface area (BSA) are lacking...
  22. doi Harnessing the power of crowds: crowdsourcing as a novel research method for evaluation of acne treatments
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Am J Clin Dermatol 13:405-16. 2012
    ..Little is known regarding the feasibility of crowdsourcing as a means of collecting dermatology research data, the quality of collected data, and how the data compare to the published literature...
  23. doi Power of crowdsourcing: novel methods of data collection in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis Health System, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:1273-1281.e9. 2012
    ..Crowdsourcing is a novel method of collecting research data from diverse patient populations. The quality of research data obtained through crowdsourcing is unknown...
  24. doi State of teledermatology programs in the United States
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis Health System, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:939-44. 2012
    ..Teledermatology programs in the United States have evolved over the past several decades. No systematic survey of teledermatology programs in the United States is available in peer-reviewed literature...
  25. doi Coronary artery disease in patients with psoriasis referred for coronary angiography
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:976-80. 2012
    ..5, 95% confidence interval 1.3 to 9.6, p = 0.02). In conclusion, patients with psoriasis and especially those with psoriasis for >8 years have a higher prevalence of CAD than patients without psoriasis undergoing coronary angiography...
  26. ncbi Combination treatments for psoriasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Elizabeth E Bailey
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Dermatol 148:511-22. 2012
    ..To summarize the current state of evidence for combination topical and systemic therapies for mild to severe psoriasis...
  27. pmc Practice models and challenges in teledermatology: a study of collective experiences from teledermatologists
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e28687. 2011
    ..Despite increasing practice of teledermatology in the U.S., teledermatology practice models and real-world challenges are rarely studied...
  28. doi A tale of two plaques: convergent mechanisms of T-cell-mediated inflammation in psoriasis and atherosclerosis
    April W Armstrong
    Dermatology Clinical Research Unit, Teledermatology Program, Department of Dermatology, University of California, 3301 C St, Suite 1400, Sacramento, Davis, CA 95816, USA
    Exp Dermatol 20:544-9. 2011
    ..Improved understanding of these pathways will guide future experiments and may lead to the development of therapeutics that prevent or treat cardiovascular complications in patients with psoriasis...
  29. doi Online video improves clinical outcomes in adults with atopic dermatitis: a randomized controlled trial
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 64:502-7. 2011
    ..Patient education has the potential to improve clinical outcomes and patient knowledge of this condition...
  30. doi Portable video media for presenting informed consent and wound care instructions for skin biopsies: a randomized controlled trial
    A W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Br J Dermatol 163:1014-9. 2010
    ..In fast-paced dermatology clinics, the process of obtaining informed consents for biopsies and providing postprocedure instructions may be incomplete and inconsistent...
  31. pmc Psoriasis and hypertension severity: results from a case-control study
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18227. 2011
    ..Previous population studies have examined hypertension frequency in psoriasis patients. However, the relationship between severity of hypertension and psoriasis has not been characterized...
  32. ncbi Evaluation and comparison of store-and-forward teledermatology applications
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    Telemed J E Health 16:424-38. 2010
    ..The objectives of this study were to identify, evaluate, and compare the major S&F teledermatology applications in the United States to help referral and consultant sites select applications responsive to their needs...
  33. doi Effects of video-based, online education on behavioral and knowledge outcomes in sunscreen use: a randomized controlled trial
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95816 USA
    Patient Educ Couns 83:273-7. 2011
    ..To compare online video and pamphlet education at improving patient comprehension and adherence to sunscreen use, and to assess patient satisfaction with the two educational approaches...
  34. doi Angiogenesis and oxidative stress: common mechanisms linking psoriasis with atherosclerosis
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    J Dermatol Sci 63:1-9. 2011
    ..Pharmacologic and genetic therapies that target key factors in these pathways could provide innovative approaches to the management of psoriasis and potentially mitigate the cardiovascular complications suffered by psoriasis patients...
  35. doi Smoking and pathogenesis of psoriasis: a review of oxidative, inflammatory and genetic mechanisms
    A W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Br J Dermatol 165:1162-8. 2011
    ..Improved understanding of the possible link between smoking and psoriasis pathogenesis may provide further insight into mechanisms underlying smoking, psoriasis and risk of subsequent cardiovascular disease...
  36. ncbi Undertreatment, treatment trends, and treatment dissatisfaction among patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in the United States: findings from the National Psoriasis Foundation surveys, 2003-2011
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento
    JAMA Dermatol 149:1180-5. 2013
    ..Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis inflict significant morbidity. Data on undertreatment, treatment use, and treatment satisfaction are paramount to identify priority areas for advocacy, education, and research to improve patient outcomes...
  37. doi Are patients with psoriasis being screened for cardiovascular risk factors? A study of screening practices and awareness among primary care physicians and cardiologists
    Kory K Parsi
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:357-62. 2012
    ..The National Psoriasis Foundation recommends screening for CV risk factors as early as 20 years of age. The extent to which these screening guidelines are implemented in practice is unclear...
  38. ncbi Effect of appearance-based education compared with health-based education on sunscreen use and knowledge: a randomized controlled trial
    William Tuong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California
    J Am Acad Dermatol 70:665-9. 2014
    ..Appearance-based education shows promise in promoting sunscreen use although resource-intensive methods used in prior studies preclude wide dissemination. Appearance-based video education can be made easily accessible...
  39. doi Application of mobile teledermatology for skin cancer screening
    Sonia A Lamel
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:576-81. 2012
    ..With advancements in mobile technology, cellular phone-based store-and-forward teledermatology may be applied to skin cancer screening...
  40. pmc Psoriasis and major adverse cardiovascular events: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
    Ehrin J Armstrong
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, DavisSacramento, CA 95816, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000062. 2013
    ..Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease that may be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events, including cardiovascular mortality, myocardial infarction, and stroke...
  41. doi Postoperative preferences in cutaneous surgery: a patient-centered investigation from an academic dermatologic surgery practice
    Victoria R Sharon
    Dept of Dermatology, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA
    Dermatol Surg 39:773-8. 2013
    ..Little is known about postoperative preferences regarding dermatologic surgery...
  42. pmc Patient-centered online management of psoriasis: a randomized controlled equivalency trial
    Cindy J Chambers
    School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:948-53. 2012
    ..Previous research suggests that technology-enabled health care delivery may improve access to dermatologic specialty care. Outcomes research using validated outcomes measures is necessary for evaluation of novel health care delivery models...
  43. ncbi Current state of acne treatment: highlighting lasers, photodynamic therapy, and chemical peels
    Randie H Kim
    University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    Dermatol Online J 17:2. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, adjunctive therapies, particularly blue light and photodynamic therapy, show promise as these treatments also target factors of acne pathogenesis and may potentially complement current conventional therapy...
  44. doi A review of health outcomes in patients with psoriasis
    Kai Li
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis Health System, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Dermatol Clin 30:61-72, viii. 2012
    ..Psoriasis is a multidimensional disease, so patients benefit from having a multidisciplinary team of dermatologists and other physicians for management of it and of associated comorbid conditions...
  45. ncbi Access to health care in patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: data from National Psoriasis Foundation survey panels
    Tina Bhutani
    Department of Dermatology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA Dermatol 149:717-21. 2013
    ..It is important for practicing dermatologists to recognize patients who may be less likely to seek care for this multifaceted systemic disease as well as to be aware of reasons for not seeing physicians...
  46. ncbi Novel approach to utilizing electronic health records for dermatologic research: developing a multi-institutional federated data network for clinical and translational research in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
    April W Armstrong
    University of California Davis, Department of Dermatology, Sacramento, California, USA
    Dermatol Online J 18:2. 2012
    ....
  47. ncbi The effect of academic "misrepresentation" on residency match outcomes
    Emanual Maverakis
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, USA
    Dermatol Online J 18:1. 2012
    ..Herein we identify the factors that influence an applicant's successful selection to a competitive residency...
  48. ncbi Psoriasis outcome measures: a report from the GRAPPA 2012 annual meeting
    Alice B Gottlieb
    Department of Dermatology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111 1533, USA
    J Rheumatol 40:1428-33. 2013
    ....
  49. ncbi The International Dermatology Outcome Measures initiative as applied to psoriatic disease outcomes: a report from the GRAPPA 2013 meeting
    Alice B Gottlieb
    From the Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg, Denmark Department of Dermatology, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, New York Department of Dermatology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Department of Dermatology, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA University of Toronto, Toronto Western Research Institute Psoriatic Arthritis Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Seattle Rheumatology Associates, Rheumatology Research, Swedish Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Department of Dermatology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Division of Dermatology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada National Psoriasis Foundation, Japan
    J Rheumatol 41:1227-9. 2014
    ..As reported herein, the group's goal is to develop outcome measures in dermatology that address the needs of all involved. ..
  50. pmc Clinical manifestations of pediatric psoriasis: results of a multicenter study in the United States
    Katherine Mercy
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 30:424-8. 2013
    ..More aggressive monitoring and management should be considered for guttate psoriasis, given its later association with more severe disease...
  51. ncbi Effect of nutrient supplementation on atopic dermatitis in children: a systematic review of probiotics, prebiotics, formula, and fatty acids
    Negar Foolad
    Department of Dermatology, University of California at Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    JAMA Dermatol 149:350-5. 2013
    ..To identify whether nutrient supplementation with probiotics, prebiotics, formula, or fatty acids prevents the development of atopic dermatitis (AD) or reduces the severity of AD in newborns to children younger than 3 years...
  52. doi Melanoma: epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes
    William Tuong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Dermatol Clin 30:113-24, ix. 2012
    ..Novel immunotherapies directed at specific molecular targets in the pathogenesis of melanoma usher in a new era of treatment of advanced melanoma...
  53. doi Nonmelanoma skin cancer
    Randie H Kim
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Health System, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Dermatol Clin 30:125-39, ix. 2012
    ..The article focuses on the recent epidemiologic trends as well as health outcomes of NMSCs in the United States. In addition, current national guidelines, available treatments and care pathways, and clinical trials are discussed...
  54. ncbi Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis educational initiatives: an update from the 2013 GRAPPA Annual Meeting
    Kristina Callis Duffin
    From the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Department of Dermatology, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, New York Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, UK Rheumatology Research, Swedish Medical Center University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA K Callis Duffin, MD, University of Utah A Garg, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine A W Armstrong, MD, MPH, Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado P S Helliwell, DM, PhD, Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, Chapel Allerton Hospital P J Mease, MD, Rheumatology Research, Swedish Medical Center Clinical Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine
    J Rheumatol 41:1240-3. 2014
    ....
  55. doi Clinical and histologic diagnostic guidelines for psoriasis: a critical review
    Mary Ann N Johnson
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, 3301 C St Suite 1400, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 44:166-72. 2013
    ..Currently, no diagnostic criteria for plaque psoriasis have been validated in clinical studies. In this paper, we provide diagnostic guidelines for the nondermatologist to aid them in recognizing psoriasis...
  56. doi Cost-effectiveness analysis of a patient-centered care model for management of psoriasis
    Kory Parsi
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:563-70. 2012
    ..Cost-effectiveness analysis of technology-enabled models of health care delivery is necessary to assess sustainability of novel online, patient-centered health care models...
  57. doi Advances in management of atopic dermatitis: new therapies and novel uses of existing treatments
    Elizabeth P Chase
    Dermatology Clinical Research Unit, Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 31:17-24. 2012
    ..We will review the latest clinical research exploring these cutting-edge AD treatment modalities and discuss forward-thinking therapy strategies that use conventional AD medications in a novel manner...
  58. doi Online, video-based patient education improves melanoma awareness: a randomized controlled trial
    Nayla Z Idriss
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Telemed J E Health 15:992-7. 2009
    ..The use of online videos may represent an effective method to raise melanoma awareness...
  59. ncbi Letter: Crowdsourcing for research data collection in rosacea
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis Health System, Sacramento, California
    Dermatol Online J 18:15. 2012
    ..Herein, we compare data from rosacea patients from a major medical crowdsourcing site with those from randomized controlled trials...
  60. doi Text-message reminders to improve sunscreen use: a randomized, controlled trial using electronic monitoring
    April W Armstrong
    Teledermatology Program, Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis Health System, 3301 C St, Ste1400, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:1230-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of cellular telephone text messaging as a reminder tool for improving adherence to sunscreen application...
  61. doi Health outcomes in atopic dermatitis
    Balvinder Rehal
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis Health System, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Dermatol Clin 30:73-86, viii. 2012
    ..Health outcomes research evaluates the efficacy, safety, and impact on health-related quality of life of these therapies...
  62. doi Impact of live interactive teledermatology on diagnosis, disease management, and clinical outcomes
    Sonia Lamel
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, 3301 C St, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Arch Dermatol 148:61-5. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of live interactive teledermatology consultations on changes in diagnosis, disease management, and clinical outcomes...
  63. ncbi Who do you prefer? A study of public preferences for health care provider type in performing cutaneous surgery and cosmetic procedures in the United States
    Haider K Bangash
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut Connecticut Skin Institute, Stamford, Connecticut Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Dermatology, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California
    Dermatol Surg 40:671-8. 2014
    ..The public preference for provider type in performing cutaneous surgery and cosmetic procedures is unknown in the United States...
  64. doi Severe adverse events from the treatment of advanced melanoma: a systematic review of severe side effects associated with ipilimumab, vemurafenib, interferon alfa-2b, dacarbazine and interleukin-2
    Chelsea Ma
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Dermatolog Treat 25:401-8. 2014
    ..Current immunomodulatory agents for stage III and IV melanoma exert different mechanisms of action that manifest in distinct adverse events...
  65. doi Psoriasis and Sexual Behavior in Men: examination of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) in the United States
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Sex Med 11:394-400. 2014
    ..Epidemiologic data on sexual behavior in psoriasis patients are lacking...
  66. ncbi Immunology of atopic dermatitis: novel insights into mechanisms and immunomodulatory therapies
    Caitlin T Harskamp
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, 3301 C Street, Suite 1400, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 32:132-9. 2013
    ..These agents serve as examples of how modulation in immunopathogenesis of AD can lead to therapeutic discoveries...
  67. ncbi Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis video project: an update from the 2012 GRAPPA annual meeting
    Kristina Callis Duffin
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Rheumatol 40:1455-6. 2013
    ..Results were presented from a recently completed study of pre- and post-video scoring of the PASI by experienced and naive physicians and patient assessors. Future modifications of the video collection were also discussed. ..
  68. doi Separate- versus same-day preoperative consultation in dermatologic surgery: a patient-centered investigation in an academic practice
    Victoria R Sharon
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Dermatol Surg 39:240-7. 2013
    ..Little is known about patient preferences for preoperative consultation in dermatologic surgery...
  69. doi Videos to influence: a systematic review of effectiveness of video-based education in modifying health behaviors
    William Tuong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, 95817, USA
    J Behav Med 37:218-33. 2014
    ..Also, video modeling may facilitate learning of new behaviors and can be an important consideration in future video interventions. ..
  70. doi Corticosteroids and wound healing: clinical considerations in the perioperative period
    Audrey S Wang
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, 95816, USA
    Am J Surg 206:410-7. 2013
    ..Determining whether systemic corticosteroids impair wound healing is a clinically relevant topic that has important management implications...
  71. ncbi Erythema induratum of Bazin
    Victoria Sharon
    University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
    Dermatol Online J 16:1. 2010
    ..Treatment with a standard four-drug antituberculous regimen resulted in radiographic and clinical improvement. This case emphasizes the importance of dermatologic manifestations in the detection of systemic disease...
  72. ncbi Economic evaluation of interactive teledermatology compared with conventional care
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Telemed J E Health 13:91-9. 2007
    ..From a healthcare provider perspective, interactive teledermatology can be an economically viable means of providing dermatological care to remote regions...
  73. ncbi Technologies in dermatology: teledermatology review
    M N Johnson
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 146:143-53. 2011
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