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Psoriasis

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Clarke, P, Psoriasis, Australian Family Physician, 40, (7) pp. 468-473. ISSN 0300-8495 (2011) [Refereed Article]


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Copyright 2011 Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Official URL: http://www.racgp.org.au/afp/2011/july/psoriasis/

Abstract

Psoriasis is one of the more common rashes presenting to general practice. Objective: This article outlines the assessment and management of psoriasis in the general practice setting. Discussion: Careful clinical assessment will usually lead to a diagnosis of psoriasis. Management starts with education, lifestyle measures and general skin care measures. Although topical steroids are the mainstay of treatment, other topical options are outlined and treatment options in difficult locations are considered. The potential indications for referral and systemic therapies are also considered.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:psoriasis, skin diseases
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Clinical Sciences
Research Field:Clinical Sciences not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Objective Field:Skin and Related Disorders
Author:Clarke, P (Dr Philip Clarke)
ID Code:119283
Year Published:2011
Web of Science® Times Cited:5
Deposited By:Medicine (Discipline)
Deposited On:2017-07-28
Last Modified:2017-09-04
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