Use of corticosteroids for anorexia in palliative medicine: a systematic review.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Anorexia is a significant problem in patients approaching the end of life, for which corticosteroids are widely prescribed. It is not clear which regimen is the most safe and effective for this indication. OBJECTIVE The study objective was to identify the evidence for the use of corticosteroids, and the most safe and effective dosing regimen… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2013.0324

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