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Evidence-Based Recommendations for Therapeutic Options and Newly Approved and Emerging Treatments in Atopic Dermatitis

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Overview / Abstract:

Atopic dermatitis (AD) or atopic eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder characterized by an itchy, red rash most commonly found in skin creases. It is prevalent in 25% of children and 2% to 3% of adults. Quality of life issues associated with atopic dermatitis include: severe itching and resulting sleep loss, social stigma, negative impact on interpersonal relationships, loss of wages, loss of work and school productivity, restrictions on some activities, frequent applications of medication, costs of treatment, and frequent visits to health care professionals. Education to dermatologists is needed to close gaps related to utilizing evidence-based recommendations for therapeutic options and tailoring treatment to individual patients to improve quality of life.

In this quick CME Outfitters activity, or "CMEO Snack", expert faculty bring the patient voice to life by incorporating patient feedback as they discuss new and emerging treatments for atopic dermatitis.


May 12, 2018


Athletic Trainer , Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE, Physical Therapy CE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME

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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Zelma C. Chiesa Fuxench, MD, MSCE, FAAD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Department of Dermatology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA;

Mark G. Lebwohl, MD
Sol and Clara Kest Professor and Chair
The Kimberly and Eric J. Waldman Professor
Chairman of The Kimberly and Eric J. Waldman
Department of Dermatology
Icahn School of Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Keywords / Search Terms

CME Outfitters, LLC atopic dermatitis, dermatitis, free CME, cme, meded, dermatology, psoriasis, PsA, quality improvement, derm Free CE CME Live CE CME

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