Cartoons Help Derms Evaluate Kids

June 1, 2003

Cardiff, Wales - A cartoon dog can now help children with skin disorders tell their doctors how their skin condition and treatment affects their schoolwork, playtime, sleep, and other aspects of normal life. Dermatologists in Wales have validated a cartoon version of the Children's Dermatology Life Quality Index (CDLQI) to assess the impact of skin disorders on a child's daily life.