A rational approach to corticosteroid therapy for asthma in children.

@article{Jorgensen1966ARA,
  title={A rational approach to corticosteroid therapy for asthma in children.},
  author={Jacqueline R. Jorgensen and ConstantineJ. Falliers},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1966},
  volume={198 7},
  pages={
          773-6
        }
}
A lthough adrenal-corticosteroid preparations have been available for more than 15 years, there is still no consensus about their use for asthma. Some physicians prescribe corticosteroids freely for relatively minor indications, while others never give them. It is important in every situation where the use of these compounds is considered to weigh the advantages of this most effective and potent form of therapy against the well-known risks entailed. Equally important, the physician should… CONTINUE READING

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