Mobile e-diary application facilitates the monitoring of patient-reported outcomes and a high treatment adherence for clinical trials in dermatology.

Rijsbergen M, Niemeyer-van der Kolk T, Rijneveld R, Pinckaers JHFM, Meshcheriakov I, Bouwes Bavinck JN, van Doorn MBA, Hogendoorn G, Feiss G, Cohen AF, Burggraaf J, van Poelgeest MIE, Rissmann R

Assessment of treatment effects in clinical trials requires valid information on treatment adherence, adverse events and symptoms. Paper-based diaries are often inconvenient and have limited reliability, particularly for outpatient trials.