bjectives This study investigated the effect of camping style Hospitalization program for atopic dermatitis female adolescent patients. 6 patients, 12-14 year old female adolescent, admitted for camping style hospitalization program.
Methods 6 patients were admitted for camping style hospitalization program (2014.08.13~2014.08.16). The program included acupuncture, herbal medicine, examination, education, psychotherapy, dressing, exercise. The patients were analyzed by Severity Scoring Atopic Dermatitis(SCORAD) index and measured skin pH value(pH). Also, patients evaluated themselves by writing an atopic dermatitis diary which consists of diet, emotion, severity of pruritus, and sleep loss, and checked questionnaires which consist of atopic dermatitis, self treatment methods and degree of satisfaction of each program.
Results Most of subjective symptoms which patients complained were improved and also SCORAD index total scores were decreased by sasang constitutional medication.
Conclusions We expect that the camping style hospitalization program based on sasang constitutional medicine could be helpful for female adolescent patient of atopic dermatitis.