#129 Steroids: 5 Pearls Segment

41m | Jun 28, 2023

How do you choose between the different steroids? At what dose and duration do you get concerned about worrisome complications? What types of prophylaxis should be started in patients on steroids and when?In which patients should we wean steroids vs. stop abruptly, and how should we do so? What factors limit steroid weaning?

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Show notes & Transcript

Time Stamps

  • 02:59 Types of Corticosteroids
  • 14:31 Side Effects of Steroids
  • 21:15: Prophylaxis 
  • 27:32 Steroid Weaning 
  • 33:38 Steroid Weaning Limitations 

Tags: IMCore, CoreIM, endocrine, adrenal insufficiency, internal medicine podcast, hospitalist, hydrocortisone, fludrocortisone, methylprednisolone, prednisone, dexamethasone, steroid withdrawal syndrome

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