Cross-Sectional Comparisons of Patient-Reported Disease Control, Disease Severity, and Symptom Frequency in Children with Atopic Dermatitis.
Br J Dermatol 2017 Feb 24. Epub 2017 Feb 24.
Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia.
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin that commonly affects children. Research in AD has utilized an increasing variety of scoring measures to monitor disease, and this lack of standardization has been cited as an obstacle to evidence-based decision making. The Harmonizing Outcome Measures for Eczema (HOME) initiative aims to establish consensus on a core set of outcome measures for AD and currently recommends the Patient-Oriented Eczema Measure (POEM) for recording patient-reported outcomes. Read More