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Adolescents’ Perspectives on Atopic Dermatitis Treatment—Experiences, Preferences, and Beliefs

Adolescents’ Perspectives on Atopic Dermatitis Treatment—Experiences, Preferences, and Beliefs Key PointsQuestionWhat are the beliefs, experiences, and preferences of adolescents regarding their atopic dermatitis treatment? FindingsThis qualitative study including focus group interviews of 15 participants showed that adolescents were in general satisfied with their current treatment; however, they prefered a faster and more persistent treatment effect. Adolescents developed their own routine in using topical corticosteroids, emollients, and moisturizers, which often deviated from the medication regimen prescribed by their physician. MeaningClinicians should pay more attention to improving the treatment of adolescents with atopic dermatitis. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Dermatology American Medical Association

Adolescents’ Perspectives on Atopic Dermatitis Treatment—Experiences, Preferences, and Beliefs

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2018 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
2168-6068
eISSN
2168-6084
DOI
10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.1096
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Abstract

Key PointsQuestionWhat are the beliefs, experiences, and preferences of adolescents regarding their atopic dermatitis treatment? FindingsThis qualitative study including focus group interviews of 15 participants showed that adolescents were in general satisfied with their current treatment; however, they prefered a faster and more persistent treatment effect. Adolescents developed their own routine in using topical corticosteroids, emollients, and moisturizers, which often deviated from the medication regimen prescribed by their physician. MeaningClinicians should pay more attention to improving the treatment of adolescents with atopic dermatitis.

Journal

JAMA DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 30, 2018

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