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Knowledge, attitude, and practice analysis of corticosteroid use among patients: A study based in the United Arab Emirates

فبراير 09, 2017

/ Amira Shaaban Amina Mahdy / Nadia Hussain Doaa Khalidi

Background: Corticosteroids (CS) have long been known as the most powerful of all known anti-inflammatory agents. Since their introduction in 1949, they have shown pivotal role in the treatment of various serious disorders such as autoimmune diseases, allergic processes, organ transplantation, rheumatologic, dermatological, pulmonary, hematological, ophthalmologic, gastrointestinal disorders, and others. Nevertheless, such massive clinical use does not come without risks, where prolonged use ha...


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