Perioperative glucocorticoid prescribing habits in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a call for standardization.

@article{Lamore2014PerioperativeGP,
  title={Perioperative glucocorticoid prescribing habits in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a call for standardization.},
  author={Raymond F Lamore and Elizabeth M Hechenbleikner and Christina Tt Ha and Roberto Salvatori and Lindsay H Harris and Michael R. Marohn and Susan Gearhart and Jonathan E. Efron and Elizabeth C. Wick},
  journal={JAMA surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={149 5},
  pages={
          459-66
        }
}
IMPORTANCE High-dose glucocorticoids (GCs) are routinely given to surgical patients with a history of GC exposure to prevent perioperative acute adrenal insufficiency, but this practice is not well supported. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the variability of perioperative GC dosing among patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) undergoing major abdominal surgery. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS This was a retrospective study of 49 patients with IBD undergoing colorectal surgery at a single… CONTINUE READING
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Perioperative glucocorticoid prescribing habits in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a call for standardization [published online

  • RF IIILamore, EM Hechenbleikner, C Ha
  • March 19,
  • 2014
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