Inhaled corticosteroids for cystic fibrosis-are they worth the risk?

  • Joan Robinson
  • Published 2013 in
    Evidence-based child health : a Cochrane review…

Abstract

Corticosteroids (glucocorticoids) are potent, nonspecific anti-inflammatory agents that have been widely used in a variety of inflammatory disorders. In asthma, inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) reduce bronchial hyperreactivity and airway inflammation. The rationale for their use in CF lies in observations that inflammation occurs early in the course of CF and… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ebch.1920

Cite this paper

@article{Robinson2013InhaledCF, title={Inhaled corticosteroids for cystic fibrosis-are they worth the risk?}, author={Joan Robinson}, journal={Evidence-based child health : a Cochrane review journal}, year={2013}, volume={8 4}, pages={1138-9} }