Glucocorticoid Sensitivity Is Highly Variable in Critically Ill Patients With Septic Shock and Is Associated With Disease Severity.

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OBJECTIVES To measure tissue glucocorticoid sensitivity in patients with septic shock and determine its relationship to standard measurements of adrenal function and of outcome. DESIGN Prospective observational trial. SETTING Teaching hospital ICU. SUBJECTS Forty-one patients and 20 controls were studied. INTERVENTIONS Glucocorticoid sensitivity was… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001633

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@article{Cohen2016GlucocorticoidSI, title={Glucocorticoid Sensitivity Is Highly Variable in Critically Ill Patients With Septic Shock and Is Associated With Disease Severity.}, author={Jeremy Cohen and Carel Jacobus Pretorius and Jacobus Petrus Johannes Ungerer and John W Cardinal and Antje Blumenthal and Jeff Presneill and Marcela Gatica-Andrades and Paul Jarrett and Melissa Lassig-Smith and Janine Stuart and Rachel Dunlop and Therese Starr and Bala Venkatesh}, journal={Critical care medicine}, year={2016}, volume={44 6}, pages={1034-41} }