To the Editor We read with great interest the article by Berry et al entitled “Influence of Information Framing on Patient Decisions to Treat Actinic Keratosis.”1 This work highlights a critical aspect of the physician-patient relationship—communication. As expected, the findings suggest that the verbiage used to describe actinic keratoses (AKs) can affect the patient’s decision to pursue treatment. Interestingly, regardless of how the question was framed, most patients preferred to treat these lesions.
Bobbak Mansouri, Chad D. Housewright. The Treatment of Actinic Keratoses—The Rule Rather Than the Exception. JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(11):1200. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3395