Intervention Review

Safety of topical corticosteroids in pregnancy

  1. Ching-Chi Chi1,2,*,
  2. Chia-Wen Lee3,
  3. Fenella Wojnarowska4,
  4. Gudula Kirtschig5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Skin Group

Published Online: 8 JUL 2009

Assessed as up-to-date: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007346.pub2

How to Cite

Chi CC, Lee CW, Wojnarowska F, Kirtschig G. Safety of topical corticosteroids in pregnancy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007346. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007346.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Department of Dermatology and Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Chiayi, Taiwan

  2. 2

    Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan

  3. 3

    Pfizer Limited, Department of Outcome Research and Evidence Based Medicine, Tadworth, Surrey, UK

  4. 4

    University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford, UK

  5. 5

    VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Department of Dermatology, Amsterdam, Netherlands

*Ching-Chi Chi, Department of Dermatology and Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 6, Sec West, Chia-Pu Road, Puzih, Chiayi, 61363, Taiwan.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 8 JUL 2009


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