Lay Versions

1. Managing the use of glucocorticoid therapy in rheumatic disease

This is the patient version of the EULAR recommendations for the management of glucocorticoid medicines in people with rheumatic diseases.

The recommendations were written by doctors and patients. The authors looked at the evidence on the use of medium and high doses of glucocorticoids. They looked especially at the adverse events (side effects) that the medicine can cause.

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2. Patient and rheumatologist perspectives on glucocorticoids: an exercise to improve the implementation of the European League Against rheumatism (EULAR) recommendations on the management of systematic glucocorticoid therapy in rheumatic diseases

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3. Low-dose glucocorticoid therapy in rheumatoid arthritis: an obligatory therapy​

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4. Safety of low- to medium-dose glucocorticoid treatment in rheumatoid arthritis: myths and reality over the years

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