Origins and impact of the term ‘NSAID’

@article{Buer2014OriginsAI,
  title={Origins and impact of the term ‘NSAID’},
  author={Jonas Kure Buer},
  journal={Inflammopharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={22},
  pages={263-267}
}
This article is an historical investigation of the term non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and its acronym NSAIDs. Drug names and categories tend to be taken at face value in everyday practice, as natural categories existing in their own right. The main argument of this article is that the term NSAID is a reminder that drug names and categories are complex cultural and social products that have been created by specific people, for specific purposes, through specific historical processes, and… Expand
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