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9781850709923

Phototherapy Treatment Protocols : For Psoriasis and Other Phototherapy Responsive Dermatoses

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    9781850709923

  • ISBN10:

    1850709920

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-05-01
  • Publisher: CRC Pr I Llc
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Summary

This is a step-by-step manual of protocols for ultraviolet light therapy in the dermatologist's office. It provides complete technical information for UVB, PUVA, outpatient daycare (Goeckerman and Ingram), RePUVA, UVA/UVB combination, hand and foot therapy, scalp treatments, and hydrotherapy. It also contains examples of patient education handouts, consent forms, laboratory flow sheets, forms for insurance companies, tools for the quantitative measurement of psoriasis severity, and other useful information sheets. An especially valuable set of appendices provide information about skin type, histopathologic evolution of the psoriatic lesion, differential diagnosis, agents that may cause photosensitivity, equipment, letters for home UVB unit, and the use of ultraviolet light treatment in other conditions. Includes bibliographic references and index.

Author Biography

Adele R. Clark, PA-C, is Clinical Assistant, Psoriasis and Skin Treatment Center Coordinator, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii
Introduction ix
Phototherapy Treatment Center (PTC) Initial Introduction 1(6)
I. Patient Instructions and Protocols
Psoriasis:
Ultraviolet B (UVB) phototherapy by skin type
7(3)
Ultraviolet B (UVB) phototherapy by Minimal Erythema Dose (MED)
10(3)
Narrow Band Ultraviolet B (NBUVB) phototherapy by Minimal Erythema Dose (MED)
13(4)
Narrow Band Ultraviolet B (NBUVB) phototherapy by skin type
17(4)
Systemic Psoralen plus Ultraviolet A (PUVA)
21(5)
Topical Psoralen plus Ultraviolet A (PUVA)
26(6)
Bath (or soak) Psoralen plus Ultraviolet A (PUVA)
27(3)
Paint (lotion) Psoralen plus Ultraviolet A (PUVA)
30(2)
Retinoid plus Psoralen plus Ultraviolet A (RePUVA)
32(5)
Retinoid plus Ultraviolet B (ReUVB) phototherapy
37(4)
Retinoid plus Narrow Band Ultraviolet B (ReNBUVB)
41(4)
Goeckerman treatment (Crude Coal Tar plus UVB)
45(5)
Ingram treatment (Anthralin plus UVB)
50(5)
Specialized treatments
Localized UVA/B - hand and/or foot treatments
55(1)
Hydrosound bath
56(2)
Scalp debridement
58(5)
vitiligo:
Systemic Psoralen plus Ultraviolet A (PUVA) treatment
63(4)
Psoralen baths or soaks plus Ultraviolet A (Bath PUVA)
67(3)
Psoralen lotion plus Ultraviolet A (Paint PUVA)
70(3)
Narrow Band Ultraviolet B (NBUVB) phototherapy
73(6)
Atopic dermatitis:
Ultraviolet B (UVB) phototherapy
79(4)
Combination Ultraviolet A/B (UVA/B) therapy
83(3)
Narrow Band Ultraviolet B (NBUVB) phototherapy
86(3)
Systemic Psoralen plus Ultraviolet A (PUVA)
89(5)
Hydrosound bath
94(3)
Pruritus:
Ultraviolet B (UVB) phototherapy
97(4)
Combination Ultraviolet A/B (UVA/B) therapy
101(6)
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL):
Ultraviolet B (UVB) phototherapy
107(3)
Narrow Band Ultraviolet B (NBUVB) phototherapy by skin type
110(3)
Systemic Psoralen plus Ultraviolet A (PUVA) treatment
113(5)
Other selected phototherapy responsive dermatologic diseases
118(3)
II. Patient Consent Forms
Ultraviolet B (UVB) phototherapy
121(1)
Psoralen plus Ultraviolet A (PUVA)
122(1)
Scalp treatments
123(1)
Home Ultraviolet therapy
124(3)
III. Patient Educational Handouts
UVB phototherapy
127(1)
Systemic PUVA
128(1)
Topical bath/paint PUVA
129(1)
Goeckerman regimen
130(1)
Modified Ingram
131(4)
IV. Treatment Management Forms
Physician's orders
135(1)
Phototherapy treatment record
136(1)
Ophthalmology exam record
137(1)
Self-administered psoriasis area and severity scoring instructions
138(3)
Doctor-administered psoriasis area and severity scoring instructions
141(8)
Flow sheets
PUVA
142(1)
Methotrexate
143(1)
Retinoid
144(1)
Cyclosporine
145(4)
V. Appendices
Skin types
149(1)
Procedure for determination of the Minimal Erythema Dose (MED) for UVB
150(1)
Procedure for determination of the Minimal Erythema Dose (MED) for Narrow Band UVB
151(1)
Differential diagnosis
152(3)
Some agents that may cause photosensitivity
155(1)
Equipment manufacturers
156(1)
Letter for home phototherapy treatment
157(1)
Suggested reading list
158

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