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Basic and clinical pharmacology of glucocorticosteroids.
|Title||Basic and clinical pharmacology of glucocorticosteroids.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Pagination||25-31; quiz 32|
|Date Published||2013 Spring|
Glucocorticosteroids are a product of the adrenal cortex and perform a staggering number of physiological effects essential for life. Their clinical use is largely predicated on their anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties, but they also have notable efficacy in the prophylaxis of postoperative nausea and vomiting. This article reviews the basic functions of glucocorticoids and their clinical use in dental practice.
|Alternate Journal||Anesth Prog|