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Corticosteroids for preventing postherpetic neuralgia

  1. Ying Han1,*,
  2. Jingjing Zhang2,
  3. Ning Chen2,
  4. Li He2,
  5. Muke Zhou2,
  6. Cairong Zhu3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neuromuscular Disease Group

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 16 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005582.pub4

How to Cite

Han Y, Zhang J, Chen N, He L, Zhou M, Zhu C. Corticosteroids for preventing postherpetic neuralgia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD005582. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005582.pub4.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Department of Neurology, Beijing, China

  2. 2

    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Department of Neurology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

  3. 3

    School of Public Health, Sichuan University, Epidemic Disease & Health Statistics Department, Sichuan, Chengdu, China

*Ying Han, Department of Neurology, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, No. 45, Changchun Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, 100053, China.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013


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