Key clinical point: Strategies based on cognitive behavioral therapy can reduce anxiety in children undergoing dermatologic procedures.
Major finding: Honestly addressing children’s questions is the most important element of managing anxiety surrounding dermatologic procedures.
Study details: The data come from report on treatment pearls.
Disclosures: No disclosure information was given.
Armenta AM et al. Pediatr Dermatol. 2019. doi: 10.1111/pde.13739.