Half of the psoriasis patients questioned were on a repeat prescription,3 locking them into a cycle of poor disease management. The Working Group contains patients and healthcare professionals, including a Clinical Psychologist, Pharmacist, GP, Medicines Manager and Consultant Dermatologist, as well as a representative of the British Dermatological Nursing Group and the Primary Care Dermatology Society. Hong Kong J. Dermatol. Uncomplicated psoriasis plaques are red, typically covered with micaceous scales. Removal of the scales with a curette leads to redness and bleeding. LINKS. World directory of Psoriasis Medical Resources for patients. Hong Kong Psoriasis Patients Association. Depression in Hong Kong Chinese patients with psoriasis on ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists.
These associations were from Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. They cover autoimmune inflammatory disease ranging from Crohn’s disease. ulcerative colitis, psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, to ankylosing spondylitis and rheumatoid arthritis. Mortality data of Asian PsA patients were lacking, nonetheless, investigators from Hong Kong and Israel have ascertained the prevalence and risk factors for premature atherosclerosis in patients with PsA. (1)Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China. However, the prevalence and extent of atherosclerosis in patients with psoriasis are unknown. 2012 The Association for the Publication of the Journal of Internal Medicine.
The Prevalence and Odds of Depressive Symptoms and Clinical Depression in Psoriasis Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Depression in Hong Kong Chinese patients with psoriasis. Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong. A better knowledge of the association between PsA and cardiovascular comorbidities can help in early management and modification of risk factors, minimize the impact of the cardiovascular comorbidities, and improve patients long-term outcome. In a mortality study of 428 patients with PsA from the University of Toronto Psoriatic Arthritis Clinic with a mean follow-up of 11.4 years, the standardized mortality ratio (SMR) for the female cohort was 1. Advertisements on this site do not constitute a guarantee or endorsement by the journal, Association, or publisher of the quality or value of such product or of the claims made for it by its manufacturer.
Predictors of functional deterioration in Chinese patients with Psoriatic arthritis: a longitudinal study. The study protocols were reviewed and approved by the Joint Chinese University of Hong Kong – New Territories East cluster (CUHK-NTEC) clinical research ethics committees.