Steven Feldman

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adherence in dermatology: a review of the last 20 years
    Kafele T Hodari
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Dermatolog Treat 17:136-42. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Tachyphylaxis to topical corticosteroids: the more you use them, the less they work?
    Steven R Feldman
    Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104 1707, USA
    Clin Dermatol 24:229-30; discussion 230. 2006
  3. pmc Adalimumab improves health-related quality of life in patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis compared with the United States general population norms: results from a randomized, controlled Phase III study
    Dennis A Revicki
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:75. 2008
  4. pmc Correlates of patient satisfaction with physician visit: differences between elderly and non-elderly survey respondents
    Meg C Kong
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:62. 2007
  5. pmc Quality of life in patients with psoriasis
    Monali J Bhosle
    Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and School of Public Health, 500 W, 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:35. 2006
  6. pmc Analysis of NAMCS data for multiple sclerosis, 1998-2004
    Jagannadha R Avasarala
    Kansas Neurological Consultants, Wichita, KS 67218, USA
    BMC Med 5:6. 2007
  7. pmc Psoriasis assessment tools in clinical trials
    S R Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:ii65-8; discussion ii69-73. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Patients spend more time with the physician for excision of a malignant skin lesion than for excision of a benign skin lesion
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology and the Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Dermatol Surg 30:351-3; discussion 353-4. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Etanercept improves the health-related quality of life of patients with psoriasis: results of a phase III randomized clinical trial
    Steven R Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:887-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Involving the patient: impact of inflammatory skin disease and patient-focused care
    Steven Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:S78-85. 2005

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Publications121 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Adherence in dermatology: a review of the last 20 years
    Kafele T Hodari
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Dermatolog Treat 17:136-42. 2006
    ..Adherence has been studied in many areas of medicine; however, there are few published articles pertaining to adherence and dermatology...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tachyphylaxis to topical corticosteroids: the more you use them, the less they work?
    Steven R Feldman
    Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104 1707, USA
    Clin Dermatol 24:229-30; discussion 230. 2006
  3. pmc Adalimumab improves health-related quality of life in patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis compared with the United States general population norms: results from a randomized, controlled Phase III study
    Dennis A Revicki
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:75. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of adalimumab on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis...
  4. pmc Correlates of patient satisfaction with physician visit: differences between elderly and non-elderly survey respondents
    Meg C Kong
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:62. 2007
    ..Few studies document differences in patient satisfaction with physicians in the elderly (> or = 65 years) and compare it to non-elderly (<65 years) patients...
  5. pmc Quality of life in patients with psoriasis
    Monali J Bhosle
    Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and School of Public Health, 500 W, 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:35. 2006
    ..Factors associated with quality of life in psoriasis patients are described. It further describes physician's role in the psoriasis management to improve patients' overall well-being...
  6. pmc Analysis of NAMCS data for multiple sclerosis, 1998-2004
    Jagannadha R Avasarala
    Kansas Neurological Consultants, Wichita, KS 67218, USA
    BMC Med 5:6. 2007
    ..To address this issue, we performed retrospective data analyses on National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) data for MS patient visits between 1998 and 2004...
  7. pmc Psoriasis assessment tools in clinical trials
    S R Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:ii65-8; discussion ii69-73. 2005
    ..Because a lesion's impact on patients' lives varies widely among patients, there has been growing recognition of the need to measure the quality of life impact of the disease along with the severity of the lesions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patients spend more time with the physician for excision of a malignant skin lesion than for excision of a benign skin lesion
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology and the Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Dermatol Surg 30:351-3; discussion 353-4. 2004
    ..Currently, there is a difference in reimbursement between excision of malignant and benign lesions. There is concern that there is not sufficient rationale for differential reimbursement for these two procedures...
  9. ncbi request reprint Etanercept improves the health-related quality of life of patients with psoriasis: results of a phase III randomized clinical trial
    Steven R Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:887-9. 2005
    ..At week 12, improvement in Dermatology Life Quality Index was 47% to 61% with etanercept compared with 11% with placebo (P < .0001). Etanercept rapidly and substantially improved patients' health-related quality of life...
  10. ncbi request reprint Involving the patient: impact of inflammatory skin disease and patient-focused care
    Steven Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:S78-85. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of acne
    Steven Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Am Fam Physician 69:2123-30. 2004
    ..Because of its poor side effect profile and teratogenicity, isotretinoin (Accutane) must by prescribed by a physician who is a registered member of the manufacturer's System to Manage Accutane-Related Teratogenicity program...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ultraviolet exposure is a reinforcing stimulus in frequent indoor tanners
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:45-51. 2004
    ..Investigations into tanners' reasons for tanning have focused primarily on the perception of improved appearance. Reported relaxing effects of tanning suggest the possibility of a physiologic effect of UV that drives tanning behavior...
  13. ncbi request reprint Systemic treatment for moderate to severe psoriasis: estimates of failure rates and direct medical costs in a north-eastern US managed care plan
    S R Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Dermatolog Treat 16:37-42. 2005
    ..Estimates of US medical costs related to psoriasis treatment are limited and tend to understate the economic burden of moderate to severe psoriasis, which often requires the use of systemic agents, phototherapy or both...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increase in procedures performed at dermatology office visits from 1995 to 2001
    Julie A Neville
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:160-2. 2005
    ..Over the past few decades, dermatologists have expanded the scope of their practice to include many surgical and cosmetic procedures in response to the development and demand for new procedures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Decision points for the initiation of systemic treatment for psoriasis
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:101-7. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Progression of actinic keratosis to squamous cell carcinoma revisited: clinical and treatment implications
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Cutis 87:201-7. 2011
    ..We discuss the implications for treatment and review a variety of treatment options...
  17. ncbi request reprint How patients experience and manage dryness and irritation from acne treatment
    Steven R Feldman
    Center for Dermatology Research, Departments of Dermatology, Pathology and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 10:605-8. 2011
    ..Products that may cause irritation are widely used to treat acne. Irritation has the potential to reduce treatment adherence. How patients manage irritation and dryness is not well characterized...
  18. doi request reprint The efficacy of adapalene-benzoyl peroxide combination increases with number of acne lesions
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 22157, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 64:1085-91. 2011
    ..The fixed-dose adapalene 0.1%-benzoyl peroxide (BPO) 2.5% combination gel is an efficacious and safe acne treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Approaching psoriasis differently: patient-physician relationships, patient education and choosing the right topical vehicle
    Steven R Feldman
    Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 9:908-11. 2010
    ..In light of the tendency toward poor adherence, use of a fast-acting agent in a vehicle that patients are willing to use is critically important for successful disease management...
  20. doi request reprint Detecting adverse events in dermatologic surgery
    Daniel Pinney
    Department of Dermatology, Center for Dermatology Research, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Dermatol Surg 36:8-14. 2010
    ..Data to address this shortcoming are needed, although well-defined methodologies have yet to be implemented. OBJECTIVE To summarize current strategies in detecting adverse outcomes of dermatologic surgical procedures...
  21. ncbi request reprint Topical clobetasol propionate in the treatment of psoriasis: a review of newer formulations
    Steven R Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Am J Clin Dermatol 10:397-406. 2009
    ..For patients who prefer a less messy vehicle, adherence and outcomes are likely to be better with the more recent formulations compared with the traditionally recommended ointment...
  22. pmc Health care utilization among migrant Latino farmworkers: the case of skin disease
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    J Rural Health 25:98-103. 2009
    ..Skin diseases are common occupational illnesses for migrant farmworkers. Farmworkers face many barriers in accessing health care resources...
  23. ncbi request reprint Blistering eruption in a Latino migrant farmworker
    Steven R Feldman
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Agromedicine 12:81-5. 2007
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Infliximab improves health-related quality of life in the presence of comorbidities among patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis
    S R Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Br J Dermatol 159:704-10. 2008
    ..Psoriasis affects patients both physically and psychologically...
  25. ncbi request reprint Improving adherence to topical treatment
    Steven R Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Cutis 83:215-7. 2009
    ..Effective strategies include positive patient-physician relationships, patient education, follow-up visits or calls, and patient participation in treatment decisions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adherence to topical therapy increases around the time of office visits
    Steven R Feldman
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, Columbus, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:81-3. 2007
    ..The efficacy of topical medications is limited by non-adherence. Interventions to improve adherence to topical treatments are not well characterized...
  27. ncbi request reprint A quantitative definition of severe psoriasis for use in clinical trials
    S R Feldman
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    J Dermatolog Treat 15:27-9. 2004
    ..It is necessary to accept this trade off in order to have objective criteria, consistent across centers involved in clinical trials, for identifying patients affected by severe psoriasis...
  28. pmc Effects of systematic asymmetric discounting on physician-patient interactions: a theoretical framework to explain poor compliance with lifestyle counseling
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2:8. 2002
    ..This study advances the use of a utility model to model physician-patient interactions from the perspectives of physicians and patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Patients seen in a dermatology clinic have unmet preventive health care needs
    S R Feldman
    Bristol Myers Squibb Center for Dermatology Research and the Departments of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
    J Am Acad Dermatol 44:706-9. 2001
    ..We found that patients seeing a dermatologist often had unmet preventive health needs. Dermatologists and primary care providers must work together to provide optimal skin care and preventive health care needs for the patient...
  30. ncbi request reprint Women commonly seek care for rosacea: dermatologists frequently provide the care
    S R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Cutis 68:156-60. 2001
    ..People with rosacea should be aware of the experience that dermatologists have in treating this disorder...
  31. ncbi request reprint Nonmelanoma skin cancer: an episode of care management approach
    Tamara S Housman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Center for Dermatology Research, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:700-11. 2003
    ..It is the most common form of cancer in the United States, more common than all other cancers combined. To determine the contributors to the cost of NMSC care, an episode of care of NMSC needed to be defined...
  32. ncbi request reprint Waiting times to see a dermatologist are perceived as too long by dermatologists: implications for the dermatology workforce
    T Suneja
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Arch Dermatol 137:1303-7. 2001
    ..The issue of workforce requirements in dermatology has come to attention in recent years because it affects the delivery of dermatologic care in the United States...
  33. ncbi request reprint Betamethasone valerate in foam vehicle is effective with both daily and twice a day dosing: a single-blind, open-label study in the treatment of scalp psoriasis
    S R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 5:386-9. 2001
    ..Superior efficacy over a BMV lotion preparation has been demonstrated with twice-daily use. Even greater compliance would be expected if the drug is effective with once-daily application...
  34. ncbi request reprint Coding multiple diagnoses for patient visits at which procedures were performed: no evidence for abuse by physicians
    Steven R Feldman
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:150-4. 2003
    ..Insurers are concerned that frequent reporting of diagnoses unrelated to procedures may represent an abuse of the claims process...
  35. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the 308-nm excimer laser for treatment of psoriasis: results of a multicenter study
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:900-6. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to demonstrate the efficacy of the 308-nm excimer laser for treatment of psoriasis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Improved health-related quality of life following a randomized controlled trial of alefacept treatment in patients with chronic plaque psoriasis
    S R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Br J Dermatol 150:317-26. 2004
    ..Psoriasis has a negative impact on patients' quality of life. Treatment strategies should address both the cutaneous manifestations of the disease and their impact on quality of life...
  37. ncbi request reprint Characterization of diaper dermatitis in the United States
    D B Ward
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:943-6. 2000
    ..This study evaluates the frequency of outpatient visits resulting in this diagnosis, specialties of physicians providing services, demographics of patients, and leading agents used in treatment...
  38. ncbi request reprint Is prior authorization of topical tretinoin for acne cost effective?
    S R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Am J Manag Care 5:457-63. 1999
    ..To determine whether prior authorization of topical tretinoin for acne is in the best interest of health insurers and, if so, to determine the optimal prior authorization age for topical tretinoin...
  39. ncbi request reprint Role of the dermatologist in the delivery of dermatologic care
    S R Feldman
    Westwood Squibb Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Dermatol Clin 18:223-7, viii. 2000
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Strategy to manage the treatment of severe psoriasis: considerations of efficacy, safety and cost
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:1525-33. 2003
    ..Developing rational, effective and acceptable strategies to manage psoriasis treatments would encourage cost-effective psoriasis management...
  41. ncbi request reprint Growing impediments to the delivery of dermatologic care
    S R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Dermatol Clin 18:313-7. 2000
    ..It is incumbent on dermatologists to be involved in the development and discussions of these issues and to educate government officials about the effects of existing and proposed regulations on the delivery of dermatologic health care...
  42. ncbi request reprint Most common dermatologic problems identified by internists, 1990-1994
    S R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:726-30. 1998
    ..Thus, their education in dermatology is important. Information on which areas of dermatology are most commonly seen in internal medicine practices is necessary for designing effective educational programs on skin disease...
  43. ncbi request reprint Patients' vehicle preference for corticosteroid treatments of scalp psoriasis
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am J Clin Dermatol 4:221-4. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the choice of vehicles impacts both the potency of the medication and patients' acceptance of the treatment. Actual effects of different vehicles on compliance are important but have not yet been adequately studied...
  44. ncbi request reprint Case studies in severe psoriasis: A clinical strategy
    Mark Lebwohl
    Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave Levy Place, Box 1047, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Dermatolog Treat 14:26-46. 2003
    ..The purpose of the algorithms is to make optimum use of phototherapy, traditional cytotoxic and immunosuppressive agents, retinoids, and newer biologic agents...
  45. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting prescription of ultra-high potency topical corticosteroids in skin disease: an analysis of US national practice data
    Rajesh Balkrishnan
    Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 4:699-706. 2005
    ..Education efforts and novel preparations of Class I agents will help to ensure the best possible care for patients suffering from significant skin diseases like psoriasis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical effects of cost reduction measures in managed care systems for treatment of severe psoriasis
    Brad A Yentzer
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Dermatol Online J 15:1. 2009
    ..Unfortunately, coverage policies for psoriasis therapies do not necessarily follow current treatment paradigms, such that more expensive second or third line treatments may be more easily obtained than first line treatments...
  47. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of ustekinumab and etanercept for the treatment of psoriasis
    Elizabeth E Uhlenhake
    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, 18100 Oakwood Boulevard, Suite 300, Dearborn, Michigan 48124, USA
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 10:1105-12. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to compare the efficacy and safety profiles of ustekinumab and etanercept...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of clobetasol propionate spray 0.05% added to other stable treatments: add-on therapy in the COBRA trial
    Steven R Feldman
    Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Cutis 80:20-8. 2007
    ..Clobetasol propionate spray 0.05% was highly effective and well-tolerated as part of a wide range of therapeutic strategies...
  49. ncbi request reprint Psoriasis treatment in the United States at the end of the 20th century
    Daniel J Pearce
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Int J Dermatol 45:370-4. 2006
    ..A cornerstone of therapy has been topical corticosteroids, although over the past 10 years there have been many additions to the medication armamentarium. Furthermore, various combination regimens and approaches have been advocated...
  50. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians who prescribe clotrimazole-betamethasone diproprionate (Lotrisone) often utilize it in inappropriate settings regardless of their knowledge of the drug's potency
    Divya Railan
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
    Dermatol Online J 8:3. 2002
    ..Our advice is to refrain from using high-potency steroids, such as C-BMV, in pediatric cases as there are more appropriate, safer alternatives with many fewer side effects...
  51. ncbi request reprint Adherence to clocortolone pivalate cream 0.1% in a pediatric population with atopic dermatitis
    Jennifer F Conde
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 e, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Cutis 81:435-41. 2008
    ..Midpotency topical corticosteroids such as clocortolone pivalate cream 0.1% are highly effective treatments for AD. Poor adherence should be considered when AD is not responding to topical corticosteroid treatment...
  52. ncbi request reprint Patients with psoriasis prefer solution and foam vehicles: a quantitative assessment of vehicle preference
    Tamara Salam Housman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Cutis 70:327-32. 2002
    ..Although validated measures of adherence to topical therapy are not yet available, the results of this study suggest that the characteristics of solution and foam may favor improved adherence to topical therapy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Simplifying regimens promotes greater adherence and outcomes with topical acne medications: a randomized controlled trial
    Brad A Yentzer
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Cutis 86:103-8. 2010
    ..Both CTG and separate applications of C gel + T cream improved mild to moderate acne. The use of a once daily combination product has the advantage of promoting better adherence and clinical outcomes...
  54. pmc The prevalence of melasma and its association with quality of life in adult male Latino migrant workers
    Rita Pichardo
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Int J Dermatol 48:22-6. 2009
    ..Melasma is a common condition of Latino women that detracts from their quality of life (QOL). The prevalence and impact of melasma in Latino men is not well characterized...
  55. ncbi request reprint Adherence to topical therapy decreases during the course of an 8-week psoriasis clinical trial: commonly used methods of measuring adherence to topical therapy overestimate actual use
    Christie L Carroll
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:212-6. 2004
    ..Medication nonadherence is common throughout medicine, and research into this area is increasing; however, knowledge about topical medication adherence is limited...
  56. ncbi request reprint Novel combination regimens: biologics and acitretin for the treatment of psoriasis-- a case series
    Jared Conley
    Department of Dermatology, Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    J Dermatolog Treat 17:86-9. 2006
    ..This brief series reports on the combination of biologics with acitretin in the treatment of psoriasis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Predictors of treatment choices and associated outcomes in actinic keratoses: results from a national physician survey study
    Rajesh Balkrishnan
    Departments of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Dermatolog Treat 17:162-6. 2006
    ..This study examined which AK therapy was preferred among dermatologists and primary care physicians (PCPs), as well as potential determinants of therapeutic selection...
  58. ncbi request reprint Clobetasol propionate for psoriasis: are ointments really more potent?
    Lindsey Warino
    Ohio State University College of Medicine, School of Public Health, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 5:527-32. 2006
    ..We excluded studies conducted before 1980 and those that allowed concomitant treatments...
  59. ncbi request reprint What patients want: A content analysis of key qualities that influence patient satisfaction
    Roger Anderson
    Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Medical Center Blvd, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 22:255-61. 2007
    ..Physicians who do not possess these traits will not likely attain high ratings, while having these core traits does not necessarily ensure high patient satisfaction...
  60. ncbi request reprint New treatments for psoriasis: which biologic is best?
    Andrew A Nelson
    Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    J Dermatolog Treat 17:96-107. 2006
    ..Through informed discussion, the clinician can help each individual patient decide which biologic agent is ideal for them...
  61. ncbi request reprint Does cost-effectiveness play a role in clinical trials?
    Tace Steele
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 2715 1071, USA
    Dermatol Ther 20:110-9. 2007
    ..Collection of cost data needs to be incorporated into clinical trials to facilitate these decisions...
  62. ncbi request reprint Prescribing patterns for topical retinoids within NAMCS data
    Rajesh Balkrishnan
    Department of Dermatology and Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 4:172-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to examine whether prescribing patterns of a nationally representative sample of US physicians shed light on the incidence of use of topical retinoids for indications other than acne...
  63. ncbi request reprint How PAs improve access to care for the underserved
    Forrest S Staton
    Departmetn of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    JAAPA 20:32, 34, 36 passim. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that poorer patients in outpatient clinics are more likely to see PAs than physicians...
  64. ncbi request reprint Hyperpigmentation: an overview of the common afflictions
    Kimberly A Cayce
    Eastern North Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
    Dermatol Nurs 16:401-6, 413-6; quiz 417. 2004
    ..Significant negative psychological consequences can result. Many therapeutic options exist, though treatment is often difficult, requiring lengthy therapy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Eligibility creep: a cause for placebo group improvement in controlled trials of psoriasis treatments
    Jeff Hick
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:972-6. 2007
    ..Apparent improvement in placebo-treated patients could be a result of patients having higher than normal psoriasis severity scores at the time their eligibility for a study is assessed...
  66. ncbi request reprint The cost of psoriasis therapies: considerations for therapy selection
    Daniel J Pearce
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Dermatol Nurs 16:421-8, 432. 2004
    ..The purpose of this article is to provide a review of the cost of psoriasis therapies from two sources as well as compare the average wholesale price (AWP), as listed in the 2003 Drug Topics Red Book to that of a popular Internet pharmacy...
  67. ncbi request reprint Tanning and skin cancer
    Farah R Abdulla
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 22:501-12. 2005
    ..We recommend that pediatricians counsel children and their parents about UV protection. Measures such as use of sunscreen and hats for outdoor play, both at home and in school, should be encouraged...
  68. ncbi request reprint The use of 0.25% zinc pyrithione spray does not enhance the efficacy of clobetasol propionate 0.05% foam in the treatment of psoriasis
    Tamara Salam Housman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:79-82. 2003
    ..Some suggested that there might be a synergistic effect of zinc pyrithione with clobetasol propionate...
  69. doi request reprint Guidelines of care for the management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: Section 2. Psoriatic arthritis: overview and guidelines of care for treatment with an emphasis on the biologics
    Alice Gottlieb
    Department of Dermatology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:851-64. 2008
    ..We will discuss the use of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs and the biologic therapies in the treatment of patients with moderate to severe psoriatic arthritis...
  70. ncbi request reprint Clobetasol propionate spray 0.05% add-on therapy to a stable regimen of biologic treatment in patients with moderate to very severe plaque psoriasis
    Steven R Feldman
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Cutis 84:25-32. 2009
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Photographic assessment of tretinoin microsphere gel in moderate acne
    Steven Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 7:s19-24. 2008
    ..True objective measures for assessing responsiveness to acne treatments are lacking. Photographic documentation can therefore be a valuable adjunct to treatment assessment...
  72. ncbi request reprint Dermatological illnesses of immigrant poultry-processing workers in North Carolina
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 60:165-9. 2005
    ..Worker self-reports were not strongly associated with dermatologist diagnoses. Skin diseases are common among poultry workers and impact workers' quality of life; reasons for lack of medical care should be investigated...
  73. doi request reprint Self report of skin problems among farmworkers in North Carolina
    Quirina M Vallejos
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:204-12. 2008
    ..This study estimates the prevalence of self-reported skin problems among Latino farmworkers and identifies associated risk factors...
  74. doi request reprint Green tobacco sickness and skin integrity among migrant Latino farmworkers
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:195-203. 2008
    ..The primary aim of this analysis is to expand existing knowledge of GTS risk factors by delineating the association of measures of skin integrity with the prevalence of GTS among Latino farmworkers...
  75. doi request reprint Benzoyl peroxide: a review of its current use in the treatment of acne vulgaris
    Matt Sagransky
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Center for Dermatology Research, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:2555-62. 2009
    ..Topical benzoyl peroxide (BPO) is an alternative to antibiotics in the treatment of acne vulgaris...
  76. ncbi request reprint Differences in acne treatment prescribing patterns of pediatricians and dermatologists: an analysis of nationally representative data
    Brad A Yentzer
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 25:635-9. 2008
    ..Acne vulgaris is a very common disease process that is seen frequently by both pediatricians and dermatologists. However, treatment may be different depending on specialty...
  77. doi request reprint Vision problems, eye care history, and ocular protection among migrant farmworkers
    Sara A Quandt
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 63:13-6. 2008
    ..Of all, 38% reported never having visited any eyecare professional. Farmworkers have a high level of unmet need for both routine preventive eye care and treatment or correction of vision problems...
  78. ncbi request reprint Treatment of psoriasis in children: is there a role for antibiotic therapy and tonsillectomy?
    Jill K Wilson
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:11-5. 2003
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic codes associated with hypnotic medications during outpatient physician-patient encounters in the United States from 1990-1998
    W Vaughn McCall
    The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Sleep 25:221-3. 2002
    ..This investigation tabulates the most common diagnostic codes associated with use of hypnotic medications during physician-patient encounters in the U.S...
  80. ncbi request reprint Are there racial and sex differences in the use of oral isotretinoin for acne management in the United States?
    Alan B Fleischer
    Bristol Myers Squibb Center for Dermatology Research, Wiston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:662-6. 2003
    ..Treatment of various diseases has been noted to vary by patient demographics. There is reason to suspect that there may be sex and racial differences in the treatment of severe acne...
  81. ncbi request reprint Topical tacrolimus ointment combined with 6% salicylic acid gel for plaque psoriasis treatment
    Christie L Carroll
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:43-6. 2005
    ..The efficacy of tacrolimus ointment for the treatment of facial and intertriginous psoriasis suggests that if tacrolimus penetration can be increased, the ointment could be used for effective treatment of plaque psoriasis...
  82. ncbi request reprint Systemic therapy does not usually clear psoriasis, but treatment success does not require clearing
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:140-1. 2005
  83. ncbi request reprint Cumulative irritation potential of metronidazole gel compared to azelaic acid gel after repeated applications to healthy skin
    Kristin Ziel
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 4:727-31. 2005
    ..Metronidazole 0.75% gel and azelaic acid 15% gel are commonly used to treat rosacea. Irritation is a common side effect...
  84. ncbi request reprint Pterygium among Latino migrant farmworkers in North Carolina
    Sarah L Taylor
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 61:27-32. 2006
    ..Research on the causes of pterygium among farmworkers is needed. In the interim, improvements in farmworkers' preventive behaviors, such as wearing ultraviolet protective lenses and brimmed hats, are reasonable and inexpensive measures...
  85. ncbi request reprint Topical tacrolimus 0.1% improves symptoms of hand dermatitis in patients treated with a prednisone taper
    Jennifer Krejci-Manwaring
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 7:643-6. 2008
    ..Hand dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder for which systemic immunosuppressive therapy is often needed. Topical treatments could complement the use of systemic corticosteroids...
  86. ncbi request reprint Electronic monitoring of medication adherence in skin disease: results of a pilot study
    Rajesh Balkrishnan
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:651-4. 2003
    ..Traditional medication adherence monitoring for topical medication use in dermatology relies heavily on measures of self-reporting and ointment tube weight, which are susceptible to various biases...
  87. ncbi request reprint Contact dermatitis in tobacco farmworkers
    Nina F Abraham
    Center for Dermatology Research, Elm City, NC 27822, USA
    Contact Dermatitis 57:40-3. 2007
    ..This pattern most likely reflects a common occupational practice of holding the tobacco leaves under the arm and pressed against the body during harvesting...
  88. ncbi request reprint Analysis of factors associated with prescription of a potentially inappropriate combination dermatological medication among US outpatient physicians
    Rajesh Balkrishnan
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:133-8. 2004
    ..This research was performed to better understand the physician and patient characteristics associated with the prescription of this combination medication in outpatient settings...
  89. ncbi request reprint The promise and challenge of new biological treatments for psoriasis: how do they impact quality of life?
    Stephen R Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Dermatol Ther 17:376-82. 2004
    ..These measures have been used to show the benefits new biologic medications offer our patients...
  90. doi request reprint UV light abuse as a substance-related disorder: clinical implications
    Stephen B W Keen
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Box 2514, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:1047-8. 2008
  91. ncbi request reprint Capitation payment, length of visit, and preventive services: evidence from a national sample of outpatient physicians
    Rajesh Balkrishnan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:332-40. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that capitation payment to physicians reduces the length of physician-patient encounters but increases use of preventive and health counseling services...
  92. ncbi request reprint Treating skin disease: self-management behaviors of Latino farmworkers
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Agromedicine 11:27-35. 2006
    ..Appropriate medical care for treating skin problems that are dangerous and reduce farmworkers' quality-of-life needs to be made available to this population...
  93. ncbi request reprint Improvement in treatment adherence with a 3-day course of fluocinonide cream 0.1% for atopic dermatitis
    Brad A Yentzer
    Department of Dermatology, Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Cutis 86:208-13. 2010
    ..001). Participants were highly adherent to the 3-day treatment regimen. Efforts to improve adherence may be valuable approaches for treating recalcitrant atopic dermatitis...
  94. ncbi request reprint Efficacy, safety, and cost of office-based surgery: a multidisciplinary perspective
    Rajesh Balkrishnan
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27104, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:1-6. 2003
    ..Concerted efforts are now being made to understand the causes and true incidence of patient safety risk associated with office-based surgery and to find ways to minimize this risk...
  95. ncbi request reprint The family impact of atopic dermatitis in children: the role of the parent caregiver
    Rajesh Balkrishnan
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:5-10. 2003
    ..These parent caregiver factors may be important in identifying suitable audiences and areas for education for optimal management of children's AD...
  96. ncbi request reprint Latino farmworker perceptions of the risk factors for occupational skin disease
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:434-42. 2006
    ..Interventions to reduce skin disease must be adapted to farmworkers' understanding of such disease, including their beliefs or knowledge of risk factors for skin disease...
  97. ncbi request reprint No smoking gun: findings from a national survey of office-based cosmetic surgery adverse event reporting
    Rajesh Balkrishnan
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2000 West First Street, Piedmont Plaza II, 2nd Floor, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:1093-9; discussion 1099. 2003
    ..Because of recent press reports of adverse outcomes, office-based cosmetic surgery has come under intense scrutiny and associated legislative regulatory action...
  98. ncbi request reprint Skin-related quality of life among migrant farmworkers
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 12:1-7. 2008
    ..Farmworkers in North America work in an environment likely to produce skin injuries and illnesses that affect quality of life (QOL)...
  99. doi request reprint The association of dermatologist-diagnosed and self-reported skin diseases with skin-related quality of life in Latino migrant farmworkers
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Int J Dermatol 47:236-41. 2008
    ..Farmworkers are at high risk for skin diseases, and are an appropriate population in which to explore these associations...
  100. ncbi request reprint The Acne Quality of Life Index (Acne-QOLI): development and validation of a brief instrument
    Stephen R Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am J Clin Dermatol 7:185-92. 2006
    ..Assessing the impact of acne on quality of life requires well-validated and reliable measures of acne-specific quality of life that are brief and easy to administer and interpret...
  101. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and relevance of contact dermatitis allergens: a meta-analysis of 15 years of published T.R.U.E. test data
    H Alexander Krob
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:349-53. 2004
    ..R.U.E. Test. Our objective is to describe the prevalence and relevance of contact dermatitis allergens as tested by the T.R.U.E. Test...