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Filled out surveys about prescription medication use and treatment satisfaction for the National Psoriasis Foundation

Filled out surveys about prescription medication use and treatment satisfaction for the National Psoriasis Foundation 1

Undertreatment, treatment trends, and treatment dissatisfaction among patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in the United States: findings from the National Psoriasis Foundation surveys, 2003-2011. Up to 20 percent of psoriasis patients eventually develop a form of arthritis related to the condition called psoriatic arthritis, according to the U. Between 2003 and 2011, more than 5,000 psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis patients in the U.S. filled out surveys about prescription medication use and treatment satisfaction for the National Psoriasis Foundation. Taylor, who was not involved in the study, noted to Reuters Health that it only included members of the National Psoriasis Foundation, a small percentage of the total number of psoriasis patients in the U.S., which is a limitation. Between 2003 and 2011, more than 5,000 psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis patients in the U.S. filled out surveys about prescription medication use and treatment satisfaction for the National Psoriasis Foundation. Depending on the year, between nine and 30 percent of the almost 1,900 people with severe psoriasis were not receiving treatment, with higher percentages for mild and moderate psoriasis.

Filled out surveys about prescription medication use and treatment satisfaction for the National Psoriasis Foundation 2RESULTS A total of 5604 patients with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis completed the survey. Data on undertreatment, treatment use, and treatment satisfaction are paramount to identify priority areas for advocacy, education, and research to improve patient outcomes. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: We used the national survey data collected by the National Psoriasis Foundation via biannual surveys conducted from January 1, 2003, through December 31, 2011, in the United States. RESULTS: A total of 5604 patients with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis completed the survey. Tags: arthritis, Arthritis Medications, arthritis treatment, nathan wei, Psoriatic Arthritis. Between 2003 and 2011, more than 5,000 psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis patients in the U.S. filled out surveys about prescription medication use and treatment satisfaction for the National Psoriasis Foundation. Each August, the National Psoriasis Foundation sponsors Psoriasis Awareness Month to raise awareness, encourage research and advocate for better care for people with psoriasis.

Participants completed the Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication. The National Psoriasis Foundation Surveys in 20032011 found a high (52.3) treatment dissatisfaction rate among patients with psoriasis. The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) was founded in the USA in 1968 by patients and physicians in order to share information, overcome isolation, and fund research to find better treatments and, ultimately, a cure. However, patients with PsA are consistently more satisfied with treatment than patients with psoriasis. Respondents of a 2003 Foundation Survey Panel were asked if they were aware of a list of medications used to treat psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. The key finding was that only 27 of patients complied and completed the course of treatments prescribed. Filled out surveys about prescription medication use and treatment satisfaction for the National Psoriasis Foundation.

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