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Corticosteroids

  • Anne E. Tattersfield
  • Martin W. McNicol
Part of the Treatment in Clinical Medicine book series (TC MEDICINE)

Abstract

Naturally occurring steroids consist of glucocorticoids affecting glucose metabolism and having associated anti-inflammatory activity, mineralocorticoids acting predominantly on renal handling of salt and water, and sex hormones.

Keywords

Severe Asthma Oral Steroid Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome Triamcinolone Acetonide Beclomethasone Dipropionate 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne E. Tattersfield
    • 1
  • Martin W. McNicol
    • 2
  1. 1.Respiratory Medicine UnitCity HospitalNottinghamEngland
  2. 2.Cardiothoracic DepartmentCentral Middlesex HospitalLondonEngland

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