Dumfries & Galloway Health Board
Prescribing Support Team

Audits Endocrine System


Review of steroid prescribing in Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)

The aim of this audit is to review steroid prescribing in patients with a diagnosis of PMR and highlight patients who require review of side-effects, patient on higher doses for a significant period without step-down, lack of co-prescription for bone protecting agents or gastrointestinal protection, or patients who have been taking oral or IM steroids for greater than three years.

9 Dec 13