The Role of Corticosteroids for Pain Relief in Persistent Pain of Inflammatory Arthritis: A Systematic Literature Review

@article{Tarner2012TheRO,
  title={The Role of Corticosteroids for Pain Relief in Persistent Pain of Inflammatory Arthritis: A Systematic Literature Review},
  author={Ingo H. Tarner and Matthias Englbrecht and Matthias Schneider and D{\'e}sir{\'e}e Mfm van der Heijde and Ulf Müller-Ladner},
  journal={The Journal of Rheumatology. Supplement},
  year={2012},
  volume={90},
  pages={17 - 20}
}
Objective. To conduct a systematic review of the available literature addressing the effectiveness, safety, and role of corticosteroids for pain relief in persistent pain of inflammatory arthritis (IA), as part of the international 3e (Evidence, Expertise, Exchange) Initiative. Methods. A systematic literature research (SLR) was carried out in Medline, Embase, the Cochrane Library, and the American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism meeting abstracts, searching for… Expand
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