dermatology

News in brief: Screen for depression in psoriasis; Call to review procedural specialist incomes; Dermatophytes test delivers results in four hours

Screen for depression in psoriasis Screening for depression should form an important part of clinical assessment of patients with psoriasis. A cross-sectional study of 100 psoriasis patients presenting to Waikato Hospital, New Zealand during November and December 2020 found 25 had a Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) ≥10 indicative of clinically significant depression. These patients also ...

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