Patient reported priorities for comparative effectiveness research in psoriasis

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Takeshita J, Armstrong A, Callis Duffin K, Robertson A, Attor R, Gelfand J

According to the authors of this article, “despite many new therapy options for psoriasis, phototherapy remains a preferred treatment among psoriasis patients.” Of all the patients surveyed, 91% reported their preferred method of treatment to be phototherapy, in either home- or office-based settings. In addition, patients that agreed to participate in comparative effectiveness studies predominantly wished to undergo home- versus office-based phototherapy comparisons instead of receiving biologic injections.