Comparison between high and moderate doses of hydrocortisone in the treatment of status asthmaticus.

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In a group of 40 adult patients in status asthmaticus, the responses to two different dosages of hydrocortisone were studied. All patients received a uniform treatment and were sequentially assigned to one of the following two groups: high dosage of hydrocortisone (80 mg/kg/day); or moderate dosage (6 mg/kg/day). The hydrocortisone was given intravenously… (More)

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@article{Raimondi1986ComparisonBH, title={Comparison between high and moderate doses of hydrocortisone in the treatment of status asthmaticus.}, author={Alejandro C. Raimondi and Juan Carlos Figueroa-Casas and Aquiles Juan Roncoroni}, journal={Chest}, year={1986}, volume={89 6}, pages={832-5} }