Steroids in the treatment of smoke inhalation injury.

  title={Steroids in the treatment of smoke inhalation injury.},
  author={David G. Greenhalgh},
  journal={Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association},
  volume={30 1},
Damage to the pulmonary parenchyma from smoke represents a second cause of inhalation injury. To date, the treatment of lung injury due to smoke has been largely supportive in nature. Patients are intubated, placed on mechanical ventilation, and maintained on support until pulmonary status improves, permanent airway access obtained, or the patient dies… CONTINUE READING