eTools for Xerosis cutis / dry skin
Xerosis cutis is usually measured by means of a single score (Xerosis PGA), a clinical score (as measured by XEROSImeter) and a patient-reported outcome, in particular quality of life as measured by DLQI. A single itch NRS may also be indicated.
Patient needs and therapeutic benefits can be measured by PBI.
Frequently used tools
The following tools are frequently used in the management of xerosis / dry skin and recommended by the German expert group:
- Xerosis global score
- German consensus guideline
The following scores are available in electronic versions:
- eItch NRS
- eXerosis PGA