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Conference Paper: The psychosocial burden of psoriasis and barriers to biologic therapy in Hong Kong: patients’ perspectives

TitleThe psychosocial burden of psoriasis and barriers to biologic therapy in Hong Kong: patients’ perspectives
Authors
KeywordsMedical sciences
Issue Date2013
PublisherHong Kong Academy of Medicine Press. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.hkmj.org.hk
Citation
The 18th Medical Research Conference (MRC 2013), Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 12 January 2013. In Hong Kong Medical Journal, 2013, v. 19 suppl. 1, p. 18, abstract no. 18 How to Cite?
AbstractINTRODUCTION: Psoriatic skin lesions are often visible and have negative impact on patients’ quality of life (QoL). The introduction of biologic therapies has revolutionised the treatment of psoriasis. They are highly efficacious in clearing skin lesions and relieving joint symptoms. The use of biologics in psoriasis patients is associated with improved QoL and patient satisfaction. In Hong Kong, the psychosocial impacts of psoriasis on patients and their satisfaction towards various treatment modalities have not been well studied. Moreover, the ways local patients come to access the information on biologics and their concerns are unclear. METHODS: We conducted a survey of 85 psoriasis …
DescriptionThis journal suppl. is proceedings of the 18th MRC 2013
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/199431
ISSN
2015 Impact Factor: 0.887
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.279

 

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dc.contributor.authorChow, LLWen_US
dc.contributor.authorYeung, CKen_US
dc.contributor.authorChan, JC-
dc.date.accessioned2014-07-22T01:17:02Z-
dc.date.available2014-07-22T01:17:02Z-
dc.date.issued2013en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 18th Medical Research Conference (MRC 2013), Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 12 January 2013. In Hong Kong Medical Journal, 2013, v. 19 suppl. 1, p. 18, abstract no. 18en_US
dc.identifier.issn1024-2708-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/199431-
dc.descriptionThis journal suppl. is proceedings of the 18th MRC 2013-
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION: Psoriatic skin lesions are often visible and have negative impact on patients’ quality of life (QoL). The introduction of biologic therapies has revolutionised the treatment of psoriasis. They are highly efficacious in clearing skin lesions and relieving joint symptoms. The use of biologics in psoriasis patients is associated with improved QoL and patient satisfaction. In Hong Kong, the psychosocial impacts of psoriasis on patients and their satisfaction towards various treatment modalities have not been well studied. Moreover, the ways local patients come to access the information on biologics and their concerns are unclear. METHODS: We conducted a survey of 85 psoriasis …-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherHong Kong Academy of Medicine Press. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.hkmj.org.hk-
dc.relation.ispartofHong Kong Medical Journalen_US
dc.rightsHong Kong Medical Journal. Copyright © Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Press.-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.subjectMedical sciences-
dc.titleThe psychosocial burden of psoriasis and barriers to biologic therapy in Hong Kong: patients’ perspectivesen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailYeung, CK: drcyeung@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailChan, JC: chanjc@hku.hk-
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dc.publisher.placeHong Kong-
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