In 2009, the multidisciplinary PSOriasis Rheumatology and Dermatology (PSORD) Unit was created at Hospital Universitario Parc Taul for the general management of patients with problematic psoriasis. Psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis: Need for a multidisciplinary approach. Implementation of a PSOriasis Rheumatology and Dermatology unit (PSORD) to provide patient care and physician training. Psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis: need for a multidisciplinary approach. Read Psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis: Need for a multidisciplinary approach on DeepDyve – Instant access to the journals you need!
Psoriatic arthritis affected 1.31 million people in North America in 2004, according to a Frost & Sullivan report of primary care physicians and dermatologists. Feldman urges dermatologists to make the phone call directly and stress that the patient they’d like to refer may have psoriatic arthritis. PDF Source for ‘Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory arthropathy as- sociated with the characteristic dermatologic lesions of psoriasis. Psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis: need for a multidisciplinary approach. Methods. The questionnaire (PASE; Psoriatic Arthritis Screening and Evaluation) was developed using standardized methodology for the development of both functional and health-related instruments geared toward musculoskeletal diseases.