- Ring Cutters16:08What Would I Do Next? | Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA)Free Chapter24:10Paper Chase #1 | Effect of Prophylactic Anticholinergic Meds to Decrease EPS4:47Excellence in Physical Exam Series | The Neck11:05Paper Chase #2 | Peripheral IV use in the ED5:20Fever in HIV Patients18:37Paper Chase #3 | The Long-term Effect of Acupuncture for Migraine Prophylaxis4:04Steroids25:35Don't Put This In My Chart, But...16:12Paper Chase #4 | Drug Monitoring Programs & Self-reported use in Opioid Abusers3:47Mononucleosis24:18Diaper Rash21:08Paper Chase #5 | Prevalence of Pulmonary Embolism in Patients With Syncope4:33The Summary17:13
Steroids are commonly used to treat a wide variety of conditions. The existing data suggests that oral formulations are as effective as IM or IV.
In terms of their efficacy there are some conditions where steroids clearly work, some where they are commonly used despite unclear data, and some where the data convincingly shows that steroids do not work.