Corticosteroid Therapy for Patients Hospitalized With Community-Acquired Pneumonia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

@article{Siemieniuk2015CorticosteroidTF,
  title={Corticosteroid Therapy for Patients Hospitalized With Community-Acquired Pneumonia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis},
  author={Reed Alexander C Siemieniuk and Maureen O. Meade and Pablo Alonso-Coello and Matthias Briel and Nathan Evaniew and Manya Prasad and Paul Elias Alexander and Y. N. Fei and Per Olav Vandvik and Mark Loeb and Gordon H. Guyatt},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={163 7},
  pages={519-28}
}
Lower respiratory infections are the second most common cause of life-years lost globally (1). In developed countries, hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is common, is often associated with the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) requiring mechanical ventilation (2), and is associated with appreciable mortality (3). Hospitalizations for CAP cost more than 10 billion annually in Europe (4) and more than $10 billion annually in the United States (3). Pneumonia occurs… CONTINUE READING

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