Efficacy of corticosteroid treatment for severe community‐acquired pneumonia: A meta‐analysis

  title={Efficacy of corticosteroid treatment for severe community‐acquired pneumonia: A meta‐analysis},
  author={Wei-Fang Wu and Qiang Fang and Guo-jun He},
  journal={American Journal of Emergency Medicine},

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