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Corticosteroids in cardiac anesthesia

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Corticosteroids in oncology: An overview

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Optimal use of corticosteroids in gastroenterology and hepatology

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Optimal use of corticosteroids in nephrology

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Systemic use of corticosteroids in neurological disorders

References 1. Kobelt G, Berg J, Atherly D, Hadjimichael O. Costs and quality of life in multiple sclerosis: A cross-sectional study in the United States. Neurology 2006;66:1696-702. 2. Noseworthy JH, Lucchinetti C, Rodriguez M, Weinshenker BG. Multiple sclerosis. N Engl J Med 2000;343:938-52. 3. Filippini G, Brusaferri F, Sibley WA, Citterio A, Ciucci G, Midgard R, et al. Corticosteroids or ACTH for acute exacerbations in multiple sclerosis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2000;4:CD001331. 4. Burton

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Systemic corticosteroids in acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

, Vandivier RW. Outcomes associated with corticosteroid dosage in critically ill patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2014;189:1052-64.

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Late-stage Use of Low-dose Corticosteroids Aid Recovery of Severe H1N1 Viral Pneumonia

References 1 CDC protocol of realtime RT-PCR for swine influenza A (H1N1): World Health Organization, 28 April 2009. 2 Quispe-Laime AM, Bracco JD, Barberio PA, Campagne CG, Rolfo VE, Umberger R, et al. H1N1 influenza A virusassociated acute lung injury: response to combination oseltamivir and prolonged corticosteroid treatment. Intensive Care Med 2010;36:33-41. 3 Hong-Ryang Kil, Jae-Ho Lee, Kyung-Yil Lee, Jung-Woo Rhim, You-Sook Youn, Jin-Han Kang. Early corticosteroid treatment for severe pneumonia caused by

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Successful Treatment with Triple Therapy of Amphotericin B, Voriconazole and Flucytosine on an AIDS Patients with Severe Cryptococcal Meningitis

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Steroids in critically ill-patients with septic shock and acute respiratory distress syndrome: A limited review of current knowledge

References 1. Boonen E, Vervenne H, Meersseman P, Andrew R, Mortier L, Declercq PE, et al. Reduced cortisol metabolism during critical illness. N Engl J Med 2013;368:1477-88. 2. Cooper MS, Stewart PM. Corticosteroid insufficiency in acutely ill patients. N Engl J Med 2003;348:727-34. 3. Marik PE. Critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency. Chest 2009;135:181-93. 4. Marik PE, Pastores SM, Annane D, Meduri GU, Sprung CL, Arlt W, et al. Recommendations for the diagnosis and management of

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Comparison between corticosteroid injection and surgery in the treatment of trigger finger

References 1. Anderson B, Kaye S. Treatment of flexor tenosynovitis of the hand (“trigger finger”) with corticosteroids. A prospective study of the response to local injection. Arch Intern Med 1991;151:153-6. 2. Nimigan AS, Ross DC, Gan BS. Steroid injections in the management of trigger fingers. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2006;85:36-43. 3. Quinnell RC. Conservative management of trigger finger. Practitioner 1980;224:187-90. 4. Saldana NJ. Trigger digits: Diagnosis and treatment. J Am Acad Orthop Surg

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