The goal of this activity is to educate pharmacists and pharmacy technicians about pharmacist interventions in improving the quality of life for patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Readers will also gain knowledge about available options for treatment, adverse
effects, risks, and benefits.
There’s good evidence to suggest dermatologists who assess psoriasis patients should look beyond the plaques on the skin and consider not just the increased risk to the joints, but also the heart, mind and more.
Facial care advice for patients with acne
While both benzoyl peroxide acne preparations and vitamin C products carry benefits in acne treatment, it’s wise to recall the characteristics of each element in advising patients on caring for their skin. Vitamin C is rapidly oxidized with exposure to air. Benzoyl peroxide is an oxidant. This is how Dr. Draelos suggests these products be used.
The acne app offers a free and immediate analysis of acne type and severity; develops an individualized acne control plan; and monitors users’ progress. It aims to help consumers diagnose, treat, manage and prevent acne.