Adjuvant corticosteroid therapy for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in AIDS patients.

@article{Sistek1992AdjuvantCT,
  title={Adjuvant corticosteroid therapy for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in AIDS patients.},
  author={C J Sistek and Cindy J. Wordell and Stephen P. Hauptman},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={1992},
  volume={26 9},
  pages={
          1127-33
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To review published abstracts, case reports, and journal articles and evaluate data examining the use of systemic corticosteroids as adjuvant treatment for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in patients with AIDS. DATA SOURCES Computerized online databases, peer-reviewed journals from January 1986 through September 1991, and personal communication with a National Institutes of Health correspondent. STUDY SELECTION The authors identified 13 reports pertinent to this review. By… CONTINUE READING
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