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Psoriasis: assessment and management [CG153]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Recommendation: 1.2.2.1

Offer annual assessment for psoriatic arthritis to people with any type of psoriasis. Assessment is especially important within the first 10 years of onset of psoriasis.

What was measured: Proportion of dermatologists who reported that they routinely ask children with psoriasis about joint disease.
Data collection end: July 2015
78%
Number that met the criteria: 18 / 23
Area covered: Local
Source: Burden-Teh E, Thomas K S, Rangaraj S, Cranwell J, and Murphy R. (2017). Early recognition and detection of juvenile psoriatic arthritis: A call for a standardized approach to screening. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology.



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