Etomidate is associated with mortality and adrenal insufficiency in sepsis: A meta-analysis*

@article{Chan2012EtomidateIA,
  title={Etomidate is associated with mortality and adrenal insufficiency in sepsis: A meta-analysis*},
  author={C. Chan and Anthony L. Mitchell and A. Shorr},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={40},
  pages={2945–2953}
}
Objective:To evaluate the effects of single-dose etomidate on the adrenal axis and mortality in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock. Design:A systematic review of randomized controlled trials and observational studies with meta-analysis. Setting:Literature search of EMBASE, Medline, Cochrane Database, and Evidence-Based Medical Reviews. Subjects:Sepsis patients who received etomidate for rapid sequence intubation. Interventions:None. Measurements and Main Results:We conducted a… Expand

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