Steroids and biologic agents in the intensive care unit

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Abstract

The term biologic pharmaceutical agents is used to define compounds that are naturally occurring physiologic substances or synthetic variations of naturally occurring substances that have been adapted to therapeutic uses. This article reviews the pharmacologic mechanisms, actions, toxicity, and drug interactions of a number of examples from this important group of therapeutic agents.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)695-711
Number of pages17
JournalCritical Care Clinics
Volume7
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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