Steroid controversy in sepsis and septic shock: a meta-analysis.

@article{Lefering1995SteroidCI,
  title={Steroid controversy in sepsis and septic shock: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Rolf Lefering and Edmund A. M. Neugebauer},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={23 7},
  pages={1294-303}
}
OBJECTIVE The use of corticosteroids in patients with sepsis or septic shock has been controversial for many decades. Clinical studies have reported beneficial, as well as negative results. We conducted a meta-analysis to assess the clinical evidence and to evaluate treatment effects in specific subgroups of patients. DESIGN Meta-analysis. DATA SOURCES A comprehensive search of the literature revealed 49 publications investigating the effect of corticosteroids in patients with sepsis and… CONTINUE READING

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