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Side effects of Steroids
Michele Meltzer, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Date Added: 05/22/13

Corticosteroids are very interesting. They were developed in the late 40s and the early 50s and you think that we would have a good answer to their place in treatment throughout all this time, but we don't. I often use small doses to bridge a patient who has very active rheumatoid arthritis until ...
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Dr. Michele Meltzer, MD, joined the staff of Thomas Jefferson University in 2007. She is currently working with ILAR (International League of Associations for Rheumatology) East Africa to improve opportunities to learn about rheumatic disease in Africa as well as India. She has been active in rheumatology professional societies including the Philadelphia Rheumatism Society and the American College of Rheumatology.
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