EADV Task Force Recommendations


EADV Task Force Covid Vaccination Advice

Based on the current development and rollout of vaccination for Covid-19, some Task Forces shared their advice for some specific patient groups.


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The EADV Task Forces are groups of experts in a specific field of dermatology and venereology.

They provided recommendations related to their area of expertise, which are helpful resources for dermatologists and their patients during the COVID-19 episode.

To guide you through this information, an introduction with a summary of specific recommendations has been created and it is followed by the specific advice from each Task Force.

You can read different Task Force documents by clicking on the corresponding links below.

At the bottom page, you can find an additional paper for your patients with general advice and safe practices to follow.


EADV Task Force Recommendations Summary

Guidance and summary of specific advice given by the EADV Task Forces.

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Quality of life issues in dermatologic patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Summary of the Position Statement of the EADV Task Force on Quality of Life and Patient Oriented Outcomes.

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Guidance for patients with Autoimmune Blistering Diseases during the COVID-19 pandemic

Guidance from the EADV Task Force Autoimmune Blistering Diseases.

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COVID-19 and contact dermatitis: alerts and warnings

Recommendations on prevention and management of irritant and allergic contact dermatitis in relation to hand hygiene, hand personal protective devices and the use of face protection masks in the COVID-19 environment.

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ERN-Skin  recommendations for patients with rare skin disease during the COVID-19 virus pandemic

General recommendations and preventive measures in patients with rare skin diseases. Elaborated by Health care Provider (HCP) representatives, full members of the European network for rare and complex Skin diseases (ERN-Skin).

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Office-based operation during COVID-19 pandemic

Reflections on how to reorganise a dermatological practice during the Covid-19 episode.

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Pruritus Management during COVID-19 pandemic

Recommendations for pruritus management during social distancing.

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Management of psoriasis patients under systemic treatments

Recommendations for patients with cutaneous immune-mediated diseases.

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STI and sexual healthcare during the corona crisis

How to provide essential care for the foreseeable future under lock-down situations.

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Dermatology during times of social distancing

Potential application and limits of teledermatology consultation with patients during the pandemic.

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Indications and treatments of vasculitis/vasculitides at the time of COVID-19

Recommendations for treatment of vasculitides.

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Prevention of pressure injuries due to face masks during COVID-19 pandemic

Measures and treatments for pressure lesions for health care providers working in intensive care units while wearing PPE.

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Systemic Therapy for patients with Hidradenitis suppurativa/Acne inversa during the pandemic phase of SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus)

Guidance from the EADV Acne, Rosacea, HS Task Force and EHSF e.V.

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EADV Coronavirus Guide for patients and general public


Recommendations and general advice for patients

Instructions and good practices to follow during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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