Corticosteroids and Nursing Interventions: Episode 84
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One of the most common medication classes you’ll encounter in nursing is corticosteroids. They are used to treat a variety of conditions and come with unique side effects and dosing schedules. In this podcast episode you’ll learn:
- What are corticosteroids?
- Conditions treated by corticosteroid therapy
- The risks of using long-term corticosteroids
- The many formulations that corticosteroids come in
- Side effects of corticosteroids
- How a patient stops taking corticosteroids
- Nursing care plan components including diagnoses, interventions and expected outcomes
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