Effectiveness of corticosteroid treatment in acute pharyngitis: a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Wing2010EffectivenessOC,
  title={Effectiveness of corticosteroid treatment in acute pharyngitis: a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Andrew Wing and C. Villa-Roel and B. Yeh and B. Eskin and Jeanette Buckingham and B. Rowe},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={
          476-83
        }
}
  • Andrew Wing, C. Villa-Roel, +3 authors B. Rowe
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • OBJECTIVES The objective was to examine the effectiveness of corticosteroid treatment for the relief of pain associated with acute pharyngitis potentially caused by group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus (GABHS). METHODS This was a systematic review of the literature. Data sources used were electronic databases (Cochrane Library, MEDLINE, EMBASE, Biosis Previews, Scopus, and Web of Science), controlled trial registration websites, conference proceedings, study references, experts in the field… CONTINUE READING
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