To 'dex' or not to 'dex'. A descriptive account of corticosteroid use in palliative medicine.

@article{Ralls1996ToO,
  title={To 'dex' or not to 'dex'. A descriptive account of corticosteroid use in palliative medicine.},
  author={J E Ralls},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  year={1996},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={713-5}
}
  • J E Ralls
  • Published 1996 in Australian family physician
This is a descriptive account of corticosteroid use. It is illustrated by examples from an inpatient hospice facility. It demonstrates that the benefits of such treatment may be dramatic, but the adverse effects may be severe and occasionally devastating. It is important to consider using corticosteroids to palliate many distressing symptoms. However… CONTINUE READING