eTools for psoriasis

Psoriasis disease evaluation in practice is based on a clinical score (PASI, BSA, PGA) 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 psoriasis and recommended by the German psoriasis conference:


Clinical outcomes

  • ePASI
  • eBSA
  • ePGA
  • eNAPPAclin


Patient-reported outcomes

  • eDLQI
  • ePBI
  • eItch
  • ePain


Management tools

  • Checklist for systemic treatment
  • Case report form of German psoriasis registry PsoBest
  • ePASImeter
  • eComorbimeter
  • German guidance on comorbidity in Pso
  • German Psoriasis S3-guideline

Electronic Scores

The following scores are available in electronic versions:


  • eDLQI
  • ePASI
  • ePBI
  • eItch NRS
  • ePain NRS

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"Our mission is better health care for patients with skin diseases."

Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Augustin

Director Institute for Health Services Research in Dermatology and Nursing (IVDP)