Climatotherapy At The Dead Sea For Atopic Dermatitis
Recruitment status was Not yet recruiting
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the improvement in severity of Atopic Dermatitis and quality of life after 4 weeks of treatment in the Dead Sea.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Evaluation of the Efficacy of Dead Sea Climatotherapy on Atopic Dermatitis Patients.|
|Study Start Date:||June 2009|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2009|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||November 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Before and after treatment
SCORAD of each patient before and after treatment.
28 days treatment period, sun exposure and possibly Dead Sea baths after an exact given plan, discontinuation of all local Cortisone preparations, unlimited use of maintenance drags, doctor visit twice a week, continuous checks by the nurse.
Determination of the SCORAD index by the same doctor on arrival and departure. Before and after the treatment, the patient will answer written questionnaires regarding quality of life.
|Contact: Arik Tzukert, DMD||+972-(0)email@example.com|
|Contact: Hadas Lemberg, PhD||+972-(0)firstname.lastname@example.org|
|DMZ Clinic||Not yet recruiting|
|Contact: Marco Harari, Dr. +972-(0)8-6689200 Doctor@LotHotel.co.il|
|Study Chair:||Arie Ingber, MD.||Hadassa Medical Organization IRB|