Review of corticosteroid treatment in sepsis and septic shock: pro or con.

Abstract

The use of glucocorticoids in high dosage for the prevention and treatment of sepsis, septic shock, and ARDS has been controversial. The state of our knowledge has been reviewed, particularly to include some recent critical contributions. It is possible that glucocorticoids have a place in the treatment of gram-negative bacteremia, because the evidence in… (More)

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