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Corticosteroids for pain relief in sore throat: systematic review and meta-analysis.

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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether systemic corticosteroids improve symptoms of sore throat in adults and children. DESIGN: Systematic review and meta-analysis. DATA SOURCES: Cochrane Central, Medline, Embase, Database of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE), NHS Health Economics Database, and bibliographies. OUTCOME MEASURES: Percentage of patients with complete resolution at 24 and 48 hours, mean time to onset of pain relief, mean time to complete resolution of symptoms, days missed from work or sc...

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10.1136/bmj.b2976

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
339
Issue:
7719
Pages:
b2976
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
108425
Language:
English
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uuid:66aaf51e-44c0-46dd-ae16-8e35e66f8f29
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2012-12-19

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